I wouldn't even consider attaching a tower to a tree, or mounting antennas
(except maybe wires) on one. I'm surrounded by pine trees, and the tops
appear to sway a few feet during high winds.
If it were me, I would clear the area necessary for a guyed tower.
73, Tim - N3XX
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Turner" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Jim Jarvis" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2007 10:18 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Tower in Tree
> ORIGINAL MESSAGE:
> On Wed, 09 May 2007 08:28:07 -0400, Jim Jarvis
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>The notion of putting Rohn 20 or 25 alongside a tree,
>>to provide a ladder and antenna mount is not a bad one.
> ------------ REPLY FOLLOWS ------------
> I have seen hundred-foot trees blowing around in the wind like stalks
> of wheat. I would never install a tower next to one. Murphy lives for
> moments such as those.
> Bill W6WRT
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