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Re: [TowerTalk] new tower for W0RTT

To: Grillo's <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] new tower for W0RTT
From: "Alan C. Zack" <>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 18:37:38 -0800
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I am please with the service at U.S. Towers.  I am dealing with Gary
whose address is:
"Gary Smith"  <>
Their website:
Nice call, were you part of the AH3D group?

Grillo's wrote:
> Anyone -
> I just got word back that Rohn is changing hands and their current delivery 
> schedule is worrysome.  Can someone help me find a suitable tower?  I was 
> planning on Rohn 45, 90' on a 5' base buried in concrete.  Top of tower will 
> be SteppIR 4-el (9.5 cu ft wind load) and 2 element 40 about 6-8 feet above 
> (not selected yet).  I would estimate total wind load will be around 20 sq 
> ft.  I have selected the heavy duty Yaesu rotator for this using a 12' steel 
> mast.   On the side of the tower will be another StepIR 4-el about 33' down 
> the tower, just above the 2nd set of guy wires.  I was planning on using 
> Philistran for the top set of guys and steel for the lower two guys.  Texas 
> Towers has been very helpful to me in selecting these items and has most of 
> them in stock, except for the tower.  Does anyone on this reflector have any 
> ideas where I might find the tower and related parts?.  I have already 
> sourced the steppIR antennas.
> Maybe a tri-ex equivalent setup?
> Thanks,
> Pete
> _______________________________________________

                                     Alan Zack
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