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Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2001 12:06:25 -0400

     I have just one word for you.  Are you listening?  .

73 de
Gene Smar  AD3F
P.S.  Let us know what you think of Mark's site.
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From: Gary B ( RVN 'BTO' ) <>
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Date: Friday, July 27, 2001 10:22 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk]

>Greetings to all...
>As the newest of the TT Newbies, I continued to be marvelled by the scope
>information passing between the group members.  A BIG tip o' the hat to you
>However, most info exchanged in this forum deals with specific issues.  As
>someone getting on HF after a thirty-year absence, I am planning to install
>a tower and HF yagi.  My question:  Is there a single source of information
>for tower installation, grounding, cable routing, etc??  I need basic
>information... perhaps a compilation of 'best practices'.  I recognize that
>EVERY installation is different.  But there has to be a book or something
>that reminds me, for example, to ground my coax at the point of entry into
>the house...  isn't there?!?  What are the basic procedures/tasks/practices
>to install a tower and HF yagi??
>I would like to end with a suggestion.  And I am very serious!  I believe
>this group should undertake the project of writing a book.  The book should
>address each of the issues associated with tower, antenna, rotor, etc.
>installation/maintenance.  Many individuals in the mail-list have specific
>interests and expertise.  Let these people write the chapters on those
>issues.  Grounding/Lightning protection is a issue that comes to mind as an
>example.  Not interested in putting this together as a commercial venture??
>Put it on the web!  I would bet that it would be one of the most-visited
>sites on the 'Net!!
>Well, anyway...  thanks for the info I've gleaned so far.  My tower is due
>to arrive late August.  I've got a lot to do until then.  I just wish I
>what it was!
>Gary B
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