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Re: [TowerTalk] Rotator Choice....Yaesu 2800 or Yaesu 1000??

To: "Glenn Edson" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rotator Choice....Yaesu 2800 or Yaesu 1000??
From: WD0M <>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2007 06:52:14 -0600
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I'm using a Yaesu G-1000SDX with my 4L - I've had 88 mph winds that 
blew out the windows on my home - the Yaesu works fine.  It also 
withstood 125 mph recorded wind gusts while I lived in Alaska with a 
Mosley Pro57B-40 and a 5L 6M beam on top.  I'm content.



At 04:34 AM 5/3/2007, Glenn Edson wrote:
>We are putting up a new tower and will have a 3 element SteppIR on it. The
>wind load for this antenna is well under the spec for the Yaesu 1000 BUT we
>have had
>2 occasions in the last 6 months to have winds gusting to well over 80 mph.
>Would the Yaesu 2800 be a better choice given our wind conditions on top of
>a hill here in New Hampshire ???
>Glenn -  K1GE


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