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[Towertalk] Attaching Ladder line to a Metal Rod/Mast

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Subject: [Towertalk] Attaching Ladder line to a Metal Rod/Mast
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Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2002 07:51:49 -0600
I have an 80M inverted vee supported at the top of a 10 ft mast on my
130 ft tower where I installed a 3 ft cross arm with pulleys at each end.
Near the ground, I attached a 5 lb 'window weight' to the ladderline to
keep it under tension, and pulled it out a few feet from the tower.

Tom  N4KG

On Wed, 21 Aug 2002  "Jim Shaw" <> writes:
> Am very interested in any tips or techniques anyone can suggest for
> attaching ladder line to metal rod/mast.  I am putting up a wire of 
> equal
> length (45 or 50 ft) on either side of an existing 35 ft metal pole 
> (on a
> roof) and will use a tuner to operate on 80 thru 10M.  Got all the 
> stuff
> together except I need some kind of 'stand off' mechanism to bring 
> the
> ladder line down the metal pole.
> Ideas?  Suggestion?
> 73 de Jim
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