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Re: [TowerTalk] bandwidth vs efficiency

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] bandwidth vs efficiency
From: "Tom Rauch" <>
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Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2004 21:02:32 -0400
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> You've explained the electrical design well.  Now the
mechanical aspect:
> How do you keep the large hat from breaking off when
> it hooks low hanging tree branches?  I'm afraid to use
> anything but a CB whip, which harmlessly bends away
> from the tree.  Is there a tree proof top hat

I use stainless car antennas welded to a stainless rod, and
use a spring down lower on the center rod. It is immune to
trees or anything else it hits.


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Stations", and lot's more.  Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions 
and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.

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