>Does anyone know the cost of buying and setting various wooden
>telephone/power poles as antenna supports? Probably have to be a used one
>since I've heard it may cost $3000 for a new one? Any info would be greatly
Used to be PSNH (our local power company would let you haul them away. I
used 6 for my pole barn. However, in a sign of "infinite wisdom" our govt
(state, Fed, I don't know) has classified them "toxic waste" and you cant do
that any more. The foreman did say, if they dissappeared overnight, they
wouldn't pursue whoever took them. I've gotten a bundle of poles from them
over the years.
Your utility may not be as "ham-strung" as mine is.
>I'd still like to hear from anyone out there using a LM470 with an extended
>mast and stacked antennas - what are your thoughts about how stable and safe
>it is in 'normal' winds?
I have a W-67 Tri-ex and I don't think I would stack antennas on a
crank-up..... Not no way, not no how!
It is a great tower for the price I paid and what I use it for. When
installing, make sure you use enuff concrete of the right kind (buy the
Have fun. I'd let my budget guide my decisions!
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