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Re: [TowerTalk] Repetition

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Repetition
From: "Rick Karlquist" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 16:14:06 -0800 (PST)
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Tom Martin said:
> Also, why do the majority of the hams on here make recommendations for
> rotors that are overkill for the antennas to be turned and very costly?
> Not everyone that reads this reflector has two or more towers with
> muli-stacked arrays.  I really don't think that you need a $1000 rotor
> to rotate a 3 element SteppIR!

Many people are recommending the Alfa Spid, which is $1000 Canadian
or $700 US.  You will pay as much or more for a Ham IV with computer
interface.  The Alfa Spid has many advantages over the Ham IV that
have nothing to do with turning capacity.

Rick N6RK


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