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Subject: [TowerTalk] BX Series Towers
From: (J Gordon Beattie, Jr)
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 1997 18:36:14 +0000
Why don't you tell us how you really feel? :-)
I'm inclined to agree with you just by 
inspection of the 'BX series of towers.  
Gordon Beattie, N2DSY +1.500.288.8896

>The BX is getting a little bit of a bad rap in general, and
>this error needs correction.  de K4VUD

>But that is only because the entire BX series is crap.  This is, of course,
>only my opinion, based, however, on seeing two of them fold over in the
>center and thrash TH6DXXs into bits when hit by moderate winds.  What kind
>of a tower (except a crappy one) would have a maximum boom length spec of 10
>feet?  What on earth can you put on a BX tower (even an HBX tower) that
>needs a T2X to turn it?  What kind of a ham antenna has 30 square feet of
>area and a boom of no more than 10 feet (other than a dish)?

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