or ask the SteppIR people for a control box and a power supply then make a
jumper cable between the existing long cables connector to go to the two
control boxes with the four ehu wires divided between the boxes i.e
supplying all four ehus but with only two to a box. no cutting needed.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ron Todd" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, June 11, 2007 7:49 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Fw: SteppIR problem
> Now that seem like a good plan.
> Cut your troubleshooting in half.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bill Ogden" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Monday, June 11, 2007 10:51 AM
> Subject: [TowerTalk] SteppIR problem
>> Simple suggestion: Ask the SteppIR people for a control-box connector
>> a few feet of cable on it. (That is, do not try to solder one yourself.
>> is difficult to do accurately without a proper jig.) Take this to the
>> of the tower. Cut the existing cable and connect all the pigtale lines at
>> this point. A little messy with the 16+ wires, but it should be safe and
>> accurate. Operating the control box from this point should resolve all
>> questions about the 500' cable. Of course, this assumes you can get 110v
>> power to the tower base. Consider borrowing a generator, if necessary.
>> Bill - W2WO
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