I am in the planning stages for a new tower and antennas and would like any
comments pro/con for the following installation.
HDX-555 US Tower (55' self supporting crankup)
CM-20 Cromolly (20 foot mast)
Yaesu G-2800 SDX rotator
Force 12 EF-420/240 @ 1' above tower
Cushcraft ASL2010 or Force 12 4BA @ 11'
Small (10 element) 144 and 432 MHz yagis near the top
Cushcraft AR270B 144/432 dual band vertical on the top
Total wind load @ approx 22.4 square feet and weight about 268 lbs (including
I'VE BEEN WAITING ON THIS FOR 38 YEARS!!!
I would appreciate your comments. I would like to hear specific comments on
the Force 12 and Cushcraft log periodic antennas. Please respond direct to:
Thanks in advance.
73's es DX,
Dave in West Virginia
Atlantic & Pacific Telecom, Inc.