In response to K7LXC's request about aluminum towers:
I ordered a 50 foot Heights tower about a year ago after visiting the
installation at W5LT near Dallas. Due mainly to work committments,
the insatllation has taken most of the year but the final result is
Don't expect to order one and have it up in a month. Heights said
that the delivery would be slow and it was.
See a set of pictures of the installation at
The tower now has the Orion 2800 rotator at the top driving a 20 foot
mast with antennas from 50 thru 432 MHz. It is a joy to work on
antennas at eye level while standing on the ground.
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