OK I'm busted...
My budget is going to be very tight for a while after I move to the new
qth. I kinda put my foot down with the wife so that I can get the funds for
the tower but there is not much left over after that (unless the home I am
in now sells for a bit more than I think it will)
Most of you might know where I am going with this by now...
For a while I can see me turning the beams by hand. That should not be a
problem (just a pain in !$$) as the tower will be right next to my shack.
I could keep that set up and build a chain or gear driven rotor myself and
add it later. I know its better just to buy one but like most hams, I like
> Maybe I"m overlooking something but, where does the rotor go once you
> have the mast sitting on a steel ball in the base of the tower?
> Mike / W8DN
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