----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim White, K4OJ" <email@example.com>
Cc: "Jerry Muller" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Rob Atkinson, K5UJ" <email@example.com>;
Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 11:44 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Chicago Tribune: Antenna Stirs Static Among
> You want his towers limited????
> I do not know why he needed only 90 ft - this is ok for 20 meters...
> but... higher would be better for 40!
> It does not matter how high they are to the neighbors... the difference
> between 50 foot and 150 foot as far as height is irrelevant to them...
> it is a tower and to THEIR insensitive bigotry they are all the same...
> I can easily understand the need for two high towers minimum, to support
> a dipole type antenna between them... but that is only for one pair of
> azimuthal options... three towers makes arrays which will be broadside
> to six different areas possible!
> As far as some people are concerned if the neighbor puts up towers it is
> like a person of the wrong ethnic background moving into their
> neighborhood... they feel unjustifiably incensed and are convinced that
> soon hell will freeze over...
> Neighbors suck... best option is to find area near a pasture full of
> cows - they do not bitch!
> I still cannot believe you told this guy he had nerve asking to have
> three towers 90 foot!
> Bill Turner wrote:
> > On Mon, 11 Aug 2003 21:17:38 -0400, "Jerry Muller" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > wrote:
> >>This guy got off easy. I live in "Live Free or Die" New Hampshire and
> >>spend over $25K in legal fees to protect three towers on six acres that
> >>almost invisible. (New Hampshire Supreme Court, Marchand v. Hudson)
> >>Jerry, K0TV
> > _________________________________________________________
> > Seems to me that you're the one that got off easy. I can see the
> > justification for one tower being necessary at a height of 75 feet or
> > so, but I understand yours are 90 feet, right? And three of them?
> > I'm all in favor of ham radio - been licensed for 46 years - but even
> > I might think that's pushing the neighbors a bit.
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