In a message dated 97-06-12 13:52:17 EDT, email@example.com (Joe)
> I only want to go 120'. It sounds like
> overkill to me but what the heck. My question to the reflector
> is: does anyone know some of these manufacturers and the costs associated
> with this? The lighting part of it is new to me.
I think what you need are OB (obstruction) lights. Normally you don't
need a blinking beacon until you get to 200 feet. You can call CESCO
(800-642-7698); talk to Jay Kent and tell him I sent you. They've got
Having a beacon light plus painting the tower is much more cost and
hassle. Just having OB lights is lots easier.
>I would appreciate any and
> all information from the guys. This is the first step (the FAA). Now I
> to go to the state aviation agency for permission. Then to the county. I
> know the state and county will give me permission as I have already talked
> to them. In my CCR's it doesn't say I can't put a tower up and have talked
> to a few of the other home owners so I should be ok. I hope to be ready
> the fall contest season with all this.
Yes, this is basically a paperwork excercise.
Sounds like you'd better be sure to get a building permit to keep your
neighbors at bay.
73 and GL, Steve K7LXC
FAQ on WWW: http://www.contesting.com/towertalkfaq.html
Administrative requests: towertalk-REQUEST@contesting.com