KI7NF wrote an article "Motorizing Your Crank-up Tower Isn't Difficult"
which appears to be exactly what you want.
Sorry, I do not know which magazine it was published in or the year (maybe
1997). All I have is it starts on page 151.
Perhaps a google search will lead to where the info may be found on the web.
The .TIF files come to a little over 4 Mb and if necessary I can email them
to you as attachments.
de Paul, W8AEF
The .TIF images come to about 4Mb so
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Bookwalter" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, August 02, 2004 12:01 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Motorizing a TX-472
> Ok.... i just hand cranked my TX-472 up, its 80F and
> 60% humidity and am now soaking wet... i am also a
> little overweight , lazy and short on cash . so whats
> the most economical way to motorize this thing... i
> have access to a 1HP motor , maybe even one a little
> Any Ideas ??
> Dan N8DCJ
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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