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Re: [TowerTalk] hanging Heliax

To: "'richard allen'" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] hanging Heliax
From: "Dick Green WC1M" <>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 23:48:35 -0400
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Andrew makes hoisting/hanging grips for LDF5 and LDF4. I found the LDF5
grips on ebay for a reasonable price.

Andrew also makes grounding kits for LDF5 and LDF4. I found them on ebay at
reasonable price as well.

Why not use the tools designed for the job?

73, Dick WC1M

> -----Original Message-----
> From: richard allen []
> Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2007 6:51 PM
> To:
> Subject: [TowerTalk] hanging Heliax
> I am about to install two runs of 7/8 Heliax (LDF5) and three of 1/2
> Heliax (LDF4) going up a 55 foot tower.
> Can I use hose clamps to secure the cable?
> Can I use lots of heavy plastic tie wraps (1/2" wide)?
> Can I use the hose clamps around the connector for grounding at the
> top or do I need to use the Andrews grounding kits?
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Richard W5SXD


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