> I've always admired the Telrex line of antennas and I'm leaning
> in that direction, but I understand that the company folded a
> few years ago. Obtaining replacement parts concerns me.
Obtaining parts from Telrex was a problem even when they were in
business. Stay away from it.
> If I go the guyed route, is fiber-stran from Phillystran better
> than using E.H.S-steel strand and breaking it up with insulators?
I like Phillystran a lot. It looks good, and has no RF issue at all.
It costs about 20% more to guy a given tower than steel broken up
There is a body of thought that indicates that perhaps breaking up
steel guys is not as necessary as we once thought. I believe Lew,
K4VX, has written on it.
73, Rod N4SI
The DXer formerly known as N9AKE
(c) 5 November, 1996
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