I picked up a used 48' Universal Aluminum for $80 and only used 38' of
that with ~4' in the ground. Right now only a Comet CX-333 resides on
it and that probally won't change since we're moving in a year.
In adition to the tower
Auger rental ~ $ 40
Sack-crete ~ $ 50
Misc hardware ~ $ 30
Antenna ~ $ 150
Feedline (LMR-400) and connectors ~ $ 75
Ground rod & clamp ~ $ 10
Old piece of 1/4" copper tubing and hose clamp for ground ~ $ 0
Photo's on line @
under fixed station.
Mike Urich, KA5CVH
Character = How you treat people who can do nothing for you in return!
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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