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Re: [TowerTalk] Dipole Ends

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Dipole Ends
From: Tim N9PUZ <>
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2008 09:47:33 -0500
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Jim Brown wrote:

> All of my antennas are hung in tall trees -- redwoods, Douglas 
> Fir, madrones -- so I've researched this issue a lot. The 
> executive summary is that screwing a eye or hoot lag bolt into or 
> through the tree trunk is the least invasive for the tree, and is 
> the method of attachment recommended by tree experts. It's also 
> the most expensive, because you've got to hire a climber to get it 
> there. 

I won't have that sort of expense here. The antenna will be more of an 
inverted V because the existing trees on the property are not as tall 
as yours from the sound of it. An extension ladder will easily get me 
to the point suitable for the eye bolt.

Again, thanks to all who have responded.

Tim, N9PUZ


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