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Re: [TowerTalk] new member with tower question

To: "'Patrick J. Jankowiak'" <>, "'towertalk'" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] new member with tower question
From: "Gary \"Joe\" Mayfield" <>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 08:14:29 -0500
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Four feet is tough to deal with - my mower wouldn't fit through that :-)

They are putting up surprisingly large poles around here using a Bobcat with
attachments, but I still think it is wider than 4 feet.

73 and Good DX,
Joe kk0sd

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Patrick J. Jankowiak
Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2008 10:30 PM
To: towertalk
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] new member with tower question

This has been suggested and is still under consideration. I have not 
found the "pole guy" yet The access to the yard is limited to items 4 FT 
wide, no crane possible, not sure how it could be tilted up into the 
hole, I imagine they are very heavy.


Richards wrote:
> Have you considered treated wood phone-power type poles.
> A guy said he can put up a 40 foot pole for a mere $700,replete
> with foot pegs starting about 8 feet up to allow me to climb it,
> but not the marauding children that terrorize my neighborhood.
> You could mount a vertical or two on top, and run a couple of
> wire antennas off it.  Add a light, and it is a light pole,
> that incidentally has a couple of ham antennas on it.  You
> would not run the light when running the rig.
> Just my take.  /////////   Richards - K8JHR  ////////////
> =========================================================
> Patrick J. Jankowiak wrote:
>> needs to be 40FT high at the center and at least 20-30FT high at the 
>> ends for the kind of propagation I can live with.

kind regards,

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