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Re: [TowerTalk] SteppIR problem

To: Bill Ogden <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] SteppIR problem
From: Krishna Kanakasapapathi <>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2007 11:25:21 -0400
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Generator or a car battery & inverter.

Bill Ogden wrote:

> Simple suggestion:  Ask the SteppIR people for a control-box connector with
> a few feet of cable on it. (That is, do not try to solder one yourself. It
> is difficult to do accurately without a proper jig.) Take this to the base
> 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 the
> 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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