And you do see the occasional ones for TV antennas, now not being used, that
are Rohn 45!
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Sent: Tuesday, August 24, 2004 12:45 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] tower cost #2
> scrounging tower is great if you're looking for smaller size towers. say
> i live in nw tn. in the country. i've got 6 rohn towers up.
> #1 is 50' rohn 25 tiltover. bought it from a friend who moved to az.
> #2 is 30' '' my dad used for his 2 mtr beam. he didn't want the
> at his new qth so we put up a gnd/plane for vhf & one of my spare 14avq
> #3,4,5 and 6 were scrounged.[ all 40' for my wire arrays] bought 3
> at a hamfest for $20 a section .traded a guy something for 2 more. my
> gave me 1 as he's got cable and the tv ant. was just wearing away not
> used. my neighbor gave me 4 for basicly helping him take down an unused
> tower.he's got cable.
> got 3 from my old boss before i retired. same reason.had two furnature
> deliver something and they told me they were taking one down for an
> lady and was i interested. local ham had 1 he had to keep moving to mow so
> came another one.
> you can put an ad in the local paper or shopper. put a note on the public
> bultn. boards at a local grocery or wallymart. if you spend a bit of $
> and maybe
> a little work they will appear. with cable & the dish a lot of people
> want the tower gone.
> this is a lot tougher if you want rohn 45 or bigger but most of us use
> 25. you can't learn if you don't ask. worst you get is no or sorry but
> sometimes it's yes!
> 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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