I expect that will be a very nice setup, and will work nicely.
And I generally agree with "KISS"!
However, I'm either missing something, or at least a bit
perplexed at the tower selection, not the antenna selection.
An 89' HDX loaded as stated would seem (to me) to be
quite significantly overloaded. It is rated at only 16 sqft
at 70mph. Perhaps the plan is to have it cranked partway
down most of the time? Seems to me that one of those
Florida hurricanes could easily ruin a nice antenna farm.
----- Original Message -----
From: "RCARIELLO" <RCARIELLO@si.rr.com>
To: "Towertalk" <Towertalk@contesting.com>; "FCG" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2004 9:12 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] LOG-PERIODIC RESULTS
> Hello to all,
> Thanks very much for all the comments to my posting.
> My decision is made, the antennas are on order.
> Following the fundamental rule of "KISS".
> Many of you may or may not agree.
> I thank again all who replied to my posting.
> The information received was used to make my decision.
> Contest Station in Redington Beach Florida.
> Located on Barrier Reef, Gulf of Mexico-Tampa Bay.
> Station Class- SO2R-Multi2-Hi Power with DX Cluster.
> Radios 2 Yaesu FT-1000MP
> Amps 2 Acom 2000a
> US Tower HDX-589 free standing crank-up 89 feet.
> Force12 C3S antennas on tower at 89ft,55ft and 21ft.
> Cushcraft 2-element 40 Meter beam at 72ft.
> Force12 C3S at 21ft fixed into South America.
> Side mounted Force12 C3S and Cushcraft 40M on Ring-Rotors
> 2 sets of phased Inverted-Vees 1/4 wave spacing for 80 Meters.
> 1/4 wave wire vertical off tower for 160 Meters.
> Rich AA2MF
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