Two cents worth! I use a old automatic washer tub lad upside down on
the ground next to the tower pad. The natural twist in the coax from
75 ft. up helps it coil around the tub in a control fashion. Going up
it just uncoils itself without assistance. Just 2 cents worth.
Lou Laderman wrote:
> I have used it, with large rotor loops, and it's done well. My cable is
> over 15 years old now, and in need of replacement, which is no surprise.
> I do not use coax arms down the tower, I only use one standoff at the
> top, and the cable hangs down. I tie it off with a bungee cord. When
> retracted, I loop the excess and hang it from my raising fixture. I
> avoid a lot of bending that way, and it has held up well.
> Lou, KB0CJ
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 22, 2004 1:00 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Using Belden 9913 on a crankup tower?
> Could somebody tell me if Belden 9913(not 9913 flex)is usable on a
> crankup tower. What I am interested in, is if it is bendable enough when
> the tower is cranked down or will it bow out too much? Should I go to a
> more flexable cable for the run up the tower, or is it workable? This is
> for a 51 ft. crankup. Thanks for your help.
> 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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