AD5VJ Bob wrote:
> I am thinking in terms of the extendable masts of which I just acquired a 28
> foot telescoping mast. The other application would be
> for a 60 foot aluminum lattice tower I have just put together which I was
> planning on using for a vertical for 80 meters and/or a
> inverted L for 160 meters.
> The tower is light weight enough that after I assembled it once I grab it at
> the balance point I can pick it up and walk it across
> the yard by myself (and I am not a he-man).
> So sounds like it might work for either of these, I guess.
> Bob AD5VJ
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I use black Dacron line (mostly 3/16 to 1/4-inch sizes) for supporting
my verticals and inverted-L's, up to 48-feet with my top-loaded 80-meter
vertical, and have had good results. Some of the antennas have been up
for 5 years in all kinds of nasty weather and exposure to high-desert UV
rays with no apparent deterioration and no failures. All my antenna's
vertical sections are 1-3/4-inch thick walled cammo support tube. The
80-meter antenna is guyed at about 24-feet and at the top. All others
guyed near the top only.
Silver Springs, NV
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