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[Towertalk] Re: Best tower height...Rotation of antennas

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Subject: [Towertalk] Re: Best tower height...Rotation of antennas
From: (Chuck Sudds)
Date: Sun, 01 Sep 2002 22:57:55 -0500
At 06:33 PM 9/1/02 -0400, you wrote:

A man after my own heart!  Unfortunately, most of us ARE on some sort of a
budget these days.  Not everything needs a PE nor needs to be made from
stainless steel.  After 44 years in this hobby, I find it alot more fun to
make something work than to simply throw money at a solution! Keep up the
good work, Bill.

Chuck  KØTVD

>If this thing is to be done a budget, let's not forget swing arms and simple 
>J-arms that allow rotation around 310 degrees  This is a very viable option 
>when using tribanders or monobanders  I have been using HD 73 rotors that
>be picked up for as little as 50-75 bucks at a hamfest for this purpose.
>mounting plate and angle pieces can be fabricated for even less.  
>Although the rings have a good rep, this method has worked for me for almost 
>twenty years.
>Bill K4XS

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