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" <email@example.com>
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
> least a 50 ft boom, triangular in cross-section as you describe. It is
> up about 60 ft or in the air, however. It is used, or at least turned
> in awhile, as it seems to be pointed in a different direction every time I
> go by.
> .... Craig AC0DS
> TowerTalk mailing list
TowerTalk mailing list