I am pretty sure that antenna is associated with the FAA as they have a
large office building on that site. I see this antenna every time I visit my
daughter in Ashburn, VA. Impressive.
----- Original Message -----
From: "steve d" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 01, 2007 6:36 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Name this antenna
>I drive a truck part time and came across this
>antenna on Rt. 227 in Leesburg, VA on my trip the past couple days. Does
>anyone know whos it is and what it is for??? It is a log periodic and is
>the largest rotatable antenna I have seen with my own eyes. The main boom
>for the antenna is made out of triangular tower sectios. It appears to be
>about 70 - 100' in length, from the perspective I had on it.
> The funny thing is.. I looked it up on google maps. You can actually see
> the antenna and the shadow it, and the tower it is mounted to, cast on the
> land HI. Pretty darn big! (I dont see the two other utility towers in the
> sat view, they must be new).
> Steve, KC8QVO
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