Build a Hygain Hytower look-a-like. For that you need 3 Rohn sections and a
26 foot stinger. If you look back in the archives of this reflector you
will see info that I provided in the last 12mo. Mine works on all bands no
tuner required. The hitch is, you need to put radials down.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Hileman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, May 11, 2008 5:36 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Tower as a Vertical
> Hi Everyone,
> I have a few questions, yes, it's ME again. I have the opportunity to buy
> 45' of Rohn 20 for 150.00...
> First question,will 25G fit 20G??
> Second,I am thinking about a full size 75m vertical out of it...how
> difficult would that be to do? Could I get a 20' "mast" out of the to make
> up the difference in height needed for a full size radiator?? Or should I
> get more 20-25G to do it?
> Also...how CHEAPLY/easily can insulators be purchased for the legs? I've
> noticed that places that make the insulators are PROUD and want more than
> $400.00, and that KILLS the point of building this thing right now to be
> honest. (DO I EVEN HAVE TO INSULATE IT?? I have a friend who built a NON
> insulated 160m Vertical.) PROS, CONS???
> Third Question: Can I make it multi-banded? Like just use a tuner on
> All your thoughts and experience would be great!!
> Daniel N9WX
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