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121. [TowerTalk] Al-to-Al (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:09:26 -0600
When assembling Al -to-Al junctions in an Antenna, what anti-corrosion compound should be used at the joints? Kim N5OP "People that make music together cannot be enemies, at least as long as the musi
/archives//html/Towertalk/2018-02/msg00151.html (6,431 bytes)

122. Re: [TowerTalk] Al-to-Al (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:44:10 -0600
I asked the question to make sure something was needed for Al-to-Al and it seems it is truly is. Long ago, I was told that Al-to-Al was best dry because galvanic corrosion couldnt When I was In CO, I
/archives//html/Towertalk/2018-02/msg00178.html (12,624 bytes)

123. Re: [TowerTalk] Al-to-Al (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:52:01 -0600
From this thread, I learned that stainless steel and aluminum are a corrosive combination. I hadnt heard this before. Ive known that copper and aluminum are a corrosive combination and so the Jet Lub
/archives//html/Towertalk/2018-02/msg00182.html (14,216 bytes)

124. Re: [TowerTalk] Al-to-Al (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:30:18 -0600
I have experience with OxGard and it seems to work fine over spans of about 10 y in CO and OK. The stuff has petroleum-based grease with graphite and zinc particles. From what Ive read in this thread
/archives//html/Towertalk/2018-02/msg00194.html (14,980 bytes)

125. Re: [TowerTalk] Adding Expanding Foam inside boom (score: 1)
Author: Kimberly Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 20:31:15 +0000 (UTC)
In a similar vein, I'm helpingto rect an antenna in a relatively inaccessible location and want to minimize element vibration. I have no intention of tryingto fill each element with foam, but I've re
/archives//html/Towertalk/2018-04/msg00292.html (14,289 bytes)

126. Re: [TowerTalk] Antenna Modeling (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 13:46:18 -0500
What do you expect EZNEC to tell you that you dont already know, at least in this case? What could it tell you that would change what you can do given your limitations? Kim N5OP "People that make mus
/archives//html/Towertalk/2018-07/msg00078.html (8,461 bytes)

127. Re: [TowerTalk] Auto tuners, Baluns and open wire feeders (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:34:41 -0500
Ill display my benighted state by asking a question: why not place an auto-tuner at the feed point of the doublet? That way, the feed line is flat and the doublet can be any length, assuming impedanc
/archives//html/Towertalk/2018-07/msg00149.html (11,911 bytes)

128. Re: [TowerTalk] Auto tuners, Baluns and open wire feeders (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 17:45:24 -0500
Yes, this includes mechanical issues if there's no center support. Then there's the entire issue of insuring there's no wire tension supported by the tuner itself. But except for that... Kim N5OP Wes
/archives//html/Towertalk/2018-07/msg00155.html (11,077 bytes)

129. Re: [TowerTalk] T2X terminal strip connection (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 16:41:23 -0500
Terminals 1 and 2 are the big wires that carry motor current; the rest simply need to match terminal numbers at each end. Kim N5OP "People that make music together cannot be enemies, at least as long
/archives//html/Towertalk/2018-09/msg00144.html (7,975 bytes)

130. Re: [TowerTalk] RF on Tower (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:03:17 -0500
I shunt feed my short (~55 ft) tower with a KLM KT-34A, a CushCraft 40-CD2 a DW3, a 2 m corner reflector and a discone and have never seen any adverse effects even at full legal limit. Kim N5OP "Peop
/archives//html/Towertalk/2018-10/msg00141.html (10,634 bytes)

131. [TowerTalk] Rotator Bolt Patterns (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2018 14:15:22 -0600
I'm investigating rotor that will fit the same bolt pattern as a T2X but that are a bit beefier. Mine works well, but in windy conditions, I can't turn may antennas  due to wind imbalance. What beefi
/archives//html/Towertalk/2018-12/msg00001.html (7,787 bytes)

132. Re: [TowerTalk] Fwd: MA40 and T2X rotor off center (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 16:16:12 -0600
At least my T2X manual says 2 1/16. It must be right because I use 1/32 shims with my 2 mast and all is perfect. Now for an embarrassing admission: I was ignorant of this for nearly 20 years and coul
/archives//html/Towertalk/2018-12/msg00193.html (12,212 bytes)

133. Re: [TowerTalk] New Transmitting Choke Cookbook (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2018 22:00:08 -0600
Excellent work! Thanks, Jim! 73 & MX, Kim N5OP "People that make music together cannot be enemies, at least as long as the music lasts." -- Paul Hindemith ____________________________________________
/archives//html/Towertalk/2018-12/msg00243.html (9,171 bytes)

134. Re: [TowerTalk] Chromoly Mast slipping in a T2X rotor (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2019 20:19:10 -0600
I've had a T2X in an HDBX 48 for 30 y. It turns a 2" diameter, 1/16" wall chrome-moly mast. There are 8' of mast above the thrust bearing holding (from top to bottom) a 40-CD2, a WD3, and KL-KT34A (a
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-01/msg00016.html (11,021 bytes)

135. Re: [TowerTalk] Chromoly Mast slipping in a T2X rotor (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2019 20:20:35 -0600
I forgot to add: you are right in that a 3/32" shim is needed for a 1 7/8" mast. Kim N5OP On 12/30/2018 9:41 AM, john@kk9a.com wrote: I never understood the popularity of 2" masts. Going smaller that
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-01/msg00017.html (9,350 bytes)

136. Re: [TowerTalk] FW: Your Enrolled Payment has been initiated (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 13:05:23 -0600
How silly! Everyone knows that TowerTalk bills in Swiss francs!! Kim N5OP "People that make music together cannot be enemies, at least as long as the music lasts." -- Paul Hindemith _________________
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-01/msg00217.html (11,187 bytes)

137. Re: [TowerTalk] FW: Your Enrolled Payment has been initiated (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 17:59:09 -0600
I don't mean to minimize the cyber crime threat. I mean to show that the thing was obvious on its face: even if the TT list charged for access (it doesn't) why would they charge in British pounds? Th
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-01/msg00238.html (15,254 bytes)

138. Re: [TowerTalk] Weather station recommendations esp wind direction and speed? (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 18:54:00 -0600
Davis makes good instruments. I have a Davis Vantage Vue: wireless spread spectrum. Needs battery replaced every year or so, but otherwise pretty tough. Kim N5OP "People that make music together cann
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-02/msg00134.html (8,179 bytes)

139. Re: [TowerTalk] Weather station recommendations esp wind direction and speed? (score: 1)
Author: Kim Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 20:39:57 -0600
I'll add that as a research meteorologist, weather instruments are sort of a "thing" for me. Davis makes nice instrument sets, but sells each instrument separately, which makes it all more expensive
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-02/msg00139.html (11,363 bytes)

140. Re: [TowerTalk] Weather station recommendations esp wind direction and speed? (score: 1)
Author: Kimberly Elmore <cw_de_n5op@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 16:31:17 +0000 (UTC)
Yes! I forgot about Peet Bros. Their instruments are well made. I had one of their stations and liked it very much. The best part was, because it is wired, it had a heated rain gauge! It may sound si
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-02/msg00149.html (15,398 bytes)


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