"Why not buy a good quality rotor in the beginning ...?"
Jeez, if you gotta ax that in a room full of hams, you must not have been
paying attention along the way........
St. Michaels, MD
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Renwick" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 19, 2005 8:02 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Repetition
> Boy, there sure is a lot of bitchy hams around these days.
> Why not buy a good quality rotor in the beginning? It will
> be with you for a long time, provide trouble free service
> and you can upgrade your antenna in the future. There you
> have three good reasons.
> Rick Karlquist wrote:
> > 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
> 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
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