At 11:02 PM 3/4/03 -0500, KI7WX@aol.com wrote:
>With all that, I tend to over do things a bit so if I were putting up several
>towers at once, or perhaps one big one (FWIW I define "big" as over 140 feet
>for hams), I'd probably seek out a professional to sight them and get them
>all perfect. I bet with a bit of poking around you can find someone who would
>have the right gear and do it at a reasonable cost. I looked into this a bit
>just to inform myself when I started building in NC. The rental cost on a
>transit was not prohibitive given the cost of towers in general.
Just for the sake of discussion, why couldn't you just make up a little
fixture that would hold the top end of a plumb bob contrivance, say 4
inches out from a tower leg and in plane with one side of the tower? Make
up an identical fixture for the bottom to serve as a target, wait for a
moment with no wind, and voila.
It seems like something like this could even be used as you added each guy
set during the tower building process.
73, Pete N4ZR
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