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[Towertalk] Shunt Fed Tower 160/80

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Subject: [Towertalk] Shunt Fed Tower 160/80
From: (dan hearn)
Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2002 23:44:56 -0700
Jim: I have shunt fed 2 different crankup towers at various times and
had no problems in either Dallas or Spokane. Neither are particularly
corrosive climates. YMMV. I have seen no indications of intermittent
contact or variations in SWR. Go for it. 73, Dan, N5AR

Jim Reid wrote:
> Can a "crank up' be shunt fed?  Suspect not,  too
> discontinuous.  I have an MA-550.  Maybe
> the cable itself would look continuous to the signal?
> Just a question;  anybody done it?  I have a Force 12
> C4 atop mine up about 15' on a mast going on up from
> the top of the 550.
> 73,  Jim  KH7M
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