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Date: Sat, 11 Jan 1997 15:11:17 -0500 (EST)
In a message dated 97-01-11 12:59:31 EST, you write:

<< I enjoyed the Up the Tower discussion of rotators in the Feb 97 CQ Contest
<I have a special interest in a rotator such as the OR 2800P or G2800SDX.

<Do you have any info on which Rohn top sections these rotators will fit?  I
<referring to R25/45 types only.  We have a need to replace our T2X at the
<station with a beefier unit, but we are currently using R25 for the tower in

Hi, Steve --

      Are you saying that you're currently using a T2X in 25G?  I didn't
think it would work.  Did you cut some tower diagonals to get it to fit?
    I'd have to check with the manufacturers to find out about the Orion and
Yaesu 2800's fitting in 25G.  Anybody out in TowerTalk-land have any more

<Also, you touched on the hole pattern question, but I am not clear if the
above units
<will fit the Rohn pattern (new or old) or not and if an adaptor plate is

    The Orion, being made in the US, has the CDE/Hy-Gain/ bolt pattern.  The
JA rotators are slightly different.  The current Rohn Accessory Shelves have
slots on them so they will accept either one.  The JA rotator manufacturers
also have adapter  plates available if you have the non-slotted hardware.

73,  Steve  K7LXC

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