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|Subject:||[TowerTalk] Vertical Automatic Tilt Over|
|From:||"Richard Thorne" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 29 Jan 2005 09:55:56 -0600|
I live in a restricted neighborhood but I would like to put up a
Cushcraft R8 or Hygain 640 10 through 40m vertical.|
I plan on installing it on a tilt over mast so it will be out of site when not in use, I think the neighbors could live with that.
So I got to thinking it would be nice if I could hit a switch in the shack to tilt it over or tilt it up.
I was thinking I could sandwich a 2" alumium mast between a pair of 4x4's with a bolt at the top for the hinge point.
Has anyone seen such a device. I'm sure this will have to be home brewed using an air cylinder or maybe a rotor and some limit switches.
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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