|To:||"Thomas C. Cogsdell" <email@example.com>,<firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Subject:||Re: [TowerTalk] FW: Installing large Yagi|
|From:||"Tower (K8RI)" <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 29 Aug 2004 01:48:26 -0400|
If you have the room at the tower you can try what I did.|
I took mine right up the side of the tower, rotating the antenna at each of the three sets of guys.
There are two photos about half way down the page at:
It was necessary to rotate the tribander on both axis to get around the top sets.
Once at the top the antenna was clamped to the mast. The maist was then raised using a "come along" and clamped in the thrust bearings prior to installing the rotor.
The same method was used to raist the 7L 6-meter yagi which has a 28' 10" boom.
Roger Halstead (K8RI, EN73 & ARRL Life Member) N833R, World's Oldest Debonair (S# CD-2) www.rogerhalstead.com
I am about to install a Moseley TA-53 (the boom is 20 feet long)as the lower
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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