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Re: [TowerTalk] Masting

To: "joe sloss" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Masting
From: Jim Lux <>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 14:34:45 -0800
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At 08:19 AM 1/26/2006, joe sloss wrote:
>The ends of a friends G5RV need to economically be raised from 15' above 
>ground to the 30-40 foot range.  Some sort of masting will be needed as he 
>has no trees to use as supports.  Any ideas?  Thanks.

How rugged does it need to be?
Can he put a couple guys on it?
How ugly can it be?
Almost any inexpensive pole would probably work (TV mast? flagpole? 
Bamboo?) if you can put a couple guys in the direction opposite of the antenna.

Used Telephone poles?
(sometimes, these can be had very inexpensively, but it's definitely right 
place at the right time scenario)


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