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[TowerTalk] Re: [Antennas] T2X problem

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Re: [Antennas] T2X problem
From: (Joe Giacobello, K2XX)
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 1997 22:17:48 -0800
If I understand your description of the problem correctly, it sounds
like your mast is slipping in the clamps on the ortor.  You need a pin
inserted through the clamp plates and through, or at least into, the
mast to prevent slippage.  I use a self tapping 1/4" stainless screw
which I screw into a predrilled hole in the clamping plate and mast.

Hope this info helps.

73, Joe

Ivo Pezer, 5B4ADA/9A3A wrote:

> Another surprise this morning. Murphy surely loves my new
> QTH.
> I went to the roof to remove some unused cables and found
> out that my antennas are rotating freely in a slight wind. I
> can't call it a storm, because it is not a storm. I've got
> two Force 12 duobanders on the mast (total less than 15 sq
> ft wind load) and my mast is mounted in two bearings with
> T2X inside 40 ft Rohn 25. I can hear the brake and the
> indicator shows that T2X moves, but it doesn't move my
> antennas.
> Is it possible that gear assembly is broken????
> Anybody with similar problem before I go up and take T2X
> down?
> Ivo 5B4ADA
> This adds T2X to the Murphy's list (two alpha amps, parallel
> port on my PC, some ant problems).
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