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[TowerTalk] Portable Tower Question

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Portable Tower Question
From: (Steve Rodowicz)
Date: Wed Jun 25 14:48:52 2003
Military surplus AB-577 meets all of your criteria.


73, Steve - N1SR

At 11:15 AM 6/25/2003 -0500, John Wallace wrote:

>I am interested in building or buying a truly portable tower or guyed mast
>assembly that would extend up to about 40 feet in height.
>By "truly portable", I mean that one or two people ought to be able to lift
>the thing out of the back of a pickup truck, carry it a few hundred feet,
>set it on the ground, and have it up in less than 30 minutes, using just a
>sledgehammer to drive in guy wire stakes & ground rods.
>In my application, the weight and wind resistance of the antenna itself
>would be negligible.
>I don't want to re-invent the wheel; can anybody point me to design
>information and/or to a commercial vendor?
>Thanx in Advance,  john  W2GNI  ... jwallace AT karta DOT com

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