We live in a Plug-N-Play world Dan. What you are missing is the credit card
bill at the end of the month. I can send you mine if you want one....
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Hearn" <email@example.com>
To: "T talk" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2007 11:58 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Radial connecting plates
> My radials are soldered to a wire ring about 18 inches in diameter around
> the base of my Hytowers. The wire connecting the coax shield to this ring
> about 6 inches long. The buried hardline extends out of the ground about 6
> inches. I soldered 6 inch solid wire leads to the center conductor and
> shield. A cover for the end of the coax was made of close fitting PVC pipe
> with a cap on the end. The center wire comes thru a snug fitting hole in
> cap to the tower base.The shield wire goes down out of the bottom of the
> and is soldered to the wire ring. At 80 or 160m these lead lengths are not
> problem. Why would one mess with a machined plate, solder lugs, and bolts?
> What am I missing?
> 73, Dan, N5AR
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