Versatower is an English product that was made by a company called Strumech.
I think production is now being continued by Francis & Lewis who are a big
commercial tower manufacturer. Versatowers have been around for many years,
they make free standing crankups up to 60ft and guyed crankups up to 120ft.
90% of G hams who have a tower will be using one of these, I think quite a
lot have been sold into Europe also. I use a freestanding 60ft and hope to
add a 80ft guyed soon. Great product, but getting pretty expensive now.
----- Original Message -----
From: "David L. Thompson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 18, 2004 9:25 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] One Man Tower
> I seem to remember the Strumtech towers are related to the German
> Versatower. We looked at bringing them stateside along with the Fritzel
> antennas at Electronic Switch. Shiping was the main obstacle.
> I see the One man Tower seller in the USA is cutting prices on all models
> from 33 to 82 feet. Its one man because you can build them as you go up.
> Still pricy compared to AN Towers or Trylon.
> Dave K4JRB
> The UK Strumech towers are very > different mechanically - they are
> crank-ups. The VK design is unique,
> > as far as I know.
> See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any
questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless Weather
Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions
and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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