Is your window a double hung with weights. If so why not just drop the top
one a little?
Someone suggested to one person to replace the window with Lexan or similar.
I drilled a hole in the wall, large enough for a black 2" sewer pipe. Put
in a piece of pipe and a cap on for now. Plan on putting coax through
it. Some one suggested putting a box outside for all things window line etc.
Chris opr VE7HCB
At 10:05 PM 2002-02-25 -0500, Todd Nichols wrote:
>As I sit typing this, I think to myself that I had discounted the
>board-in-a-window idea because I didn't want to mess up the appearance
>of the window, and yet...I've been contemplating the "best" way to
>make a sizeable hole in the wall...and I didn't want to mess up the
>screen (one of those tilt-in screens). Well, I just got up and went
>and played with the window. I think that this might actually be OK.
>I can get another screen if needed for later, and I can cut out a small
>portion of this one to pass the cable (that is, if I don't just take
>it out entirely and set it aside...got to see how that looks from the
>outside...). I can get those locks, or just use small blocks of wood,
>screwed into the frame for security (to prevent the window from being
>raised since I can't lock it with a panel in place). I'm only looking
>at two feedlines, and the window is rather wide, so I only need a 2 inch
>or so thick panel at the bottom. Thanks for making me revisit that
>I hope y'all bear with me as I talk this stuff out. I really appreciate
>the suggestions I've gotten so far. I'm sure that other folks on this
>list face the same kinds of challenges as I do (quasi-typical suburban
>ham), and it really helps to talk the ideas out before taking drill and
>saw to expensive walls...
>Todd AG4AY firstname.lastname@example.org
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