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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] antenna
From: Jim Lux <>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 06:08:04 -0700
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On 6/26/11 12:47 PM, bizpa2004 wrote:
> hello:
> please pardon the intrusion, but we are selling a 60 ft telrex antenna that 
> was installed about 40 years ago.   it belonged to my father-in-law who was 
> ''on the band'' for over 50 years.
> from his son who helped install it:
> Thank you for the email. The Antenna on the tower is a Tel-rex 20 meter 
> "Super Mini Beam.  The tower is a Tel-rex crank up / crank down / Tilt over.  
> I know it is at least 50 feet of tower and 60 feet to the tip of the mast. 
> Dad wanted to get a full wave length above the ground. The tower base in 
> "packed sand" (I know because I helped put it in)I think it goes down four to 
> six feet.  Don't forget that it also has a "house brace".
> can you possibly give us an idea as to its worth?  we would greatly 
> appreciate it!
> regards, dan
> not a ham operator.  it has has a new motor, still in box.

Are YOU going to dismantle it and essentially, someone can come and pick 
it up, laying on the ground?

Or, are you expecting the recipient to lower the tower and dismantle it?

It makes a huge difference...  taking down old towers is dangerous, 
depending on their condition, and how much you want to spend.

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