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Crank-Ups & Coax

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Subject: Crank-Ups & Coax
From: (Ian White, G3SEK)
Date: Sat, 7 Dec 1996 08:32:37 +0000
Joe Spinosa wrote:
>Here's the question:  How do people route rotator control cables and
coax runs 
>on crank-up towers?  Are the coax runs supported on each section?
>... Does everything just sort of flop around the yard?

Yes - it happens a lot in the UK where crank-up towers are the norm.
Whatever you do, the coax will flop around in the yard and will look
absolutely terrible to your neighbors. The only solution is to keep the
tower cranked up all the time  :-)

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