ON4UN have one tower using that setup, check the book
, there are pleanty of photos, he use big rotor at
bottom, he use several sections that have flange
ends where he bolt together.
that works , but i thing you can add more antennas
than just that 20m
--- Stan Stockton <email@example.com> wrote:
> I am "considering" the possibility of running 105
> feet of pipe extending the existing mast to near
> ground level and mounting the rotator at that
> location. The antenna is 20M5L48. I have to take
> the rotator down because of a maintenance issue
> anyway and thought that in the long run it might be
> nice to have the rotator low to the ground.
> The plan would be to use 1.5" Schedule 40 pipe
> (1.90" OD), leave the two thrust bearings that are
> located at the top of the tower and down about 6
> foot, add another thrust bearing about 10 feet above
> the rotator and have about 3 or 4 other brackets
> with UV inhibited PVC bearings to center the mast
> from about 20 feet to about 110 feet.
> If any of you have done something similar, I would
> appreciate knowing the pros and cons of such a plan.
> Thanks...Stan, K5GO
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Hector Garcia XE2K / XF1K
Mexicali B.C DM22
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