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Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2002 22:50:09 EDT
In a message dated 9/2/02 5:18:59 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 

> (K3BU) > Normal non-corrosive atmosphere, yes, I would not worry much, but
>  in coastal areas it is a problem.
>  (K7LXC)  As it is for hot dipped galvanized towers as well.
>  This is an interesting point because I have been under the impression all
>  these years that properly hot-dip galvanized steel would last forever in a
>  salt spray environment. Please tell me if I'm wrong about that.

    Yes, you're wrong. Aluminum antennas at some of these hostile environment 
QTH's only last a year or two - the towers maybe 5 to 10. I'm sure there are 
more horror stories. 

Steve    K7LXC

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