I have a 60' commercial grade steel (tapered) free standing tower that I want
to fit with an elevator system. It is in 10 cubic yards of concrete and has one
set of guys at 40' ( I like to see the guys when I am on the tower although the
tower does not need them for the 2 element quad.)
The antenna will be a four element tri-band quad with a 30' boom that I will
turn with a prop pitch motor. (I have all the parts for the project except the
Does anyone have photos or drawings for an elevator system?
The ones that I have seen in the past use a top section of tower that runs on
two cables that are attached to the side of the tower. This is workable. The
issue is --- how does one secure the elevator at the top of the tower? Can
this be done without having to climb the tower and u-bolt the elevator to the
tower. Also --- any comments on winches?
Alton McConnell, NU8L
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