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[TowerTalk] Antenna element vibration damping - How

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Antenna element vibration damping - How
From: (David Robbins K1TTT)
Date: Sat Aug 9 06:18:02 2003
> ...with riveted elements I have never had a tip fall out!  My HyGain
> Cushcraft beams have all been modified to riveted element
> which also do NOT snag on the guy wires on the way up!

What is really fun with bad vibration cases is that the element tips
fatigue and break off.  I have had that happen with both the newer
telrex designs and cushcraft... no double hoseclamping or riveting will
ever stop that!

David Robbins K1TTT
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