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Re: [TowerTalk] Name this Antenna

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Name this Antenna
From: "jeremy-ca" <>
Date: Sun, 2 Sep 2007 08:25:02 -0400
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That is identical to the one at FAA Nashua, NH. Many hams work there and Ive 
been told that the logs have been deactivated years ago. The one here has a 
ham tribander above it.

I was also told that satellite and fiber optic land lines are now used.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Craig D. Smith" <>
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Sent: Saturday, September 01, 2007 11:35 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Name this Antenna

> Couldn't really see much detail in the photo, Steve, but from your
> description it could be part of the FAA communications system.  The local
> regional FAA center here in Longmont, CO has one just as you describe.  I
> assume it is used as a backup link between regional centers - have to
> believe that the main link is via satellite these days.  The one here has 
> at
> least a 50 ft boom, triangular in cross-section as you describe.  It is 
> only
> up about 60 ft or in the air, however.  It is used, or at least turned 
> once
> in awhile, as it seems to be pointed in a different direction every time I
> go by.
>          73
>                   .... Craig  AC0DS
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