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[TowerTalk] Leesburg Log Periodic

Subject: [TowerTalk] Leesburg Log Periodic
Date: Sun, 2 Sep 2007 22:50:39 EDT
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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.
Norm W4QN

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From: "steve d" <>
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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). 
>   73,
>  Steve, KC8QVO

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