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1. [TowerTalk] SS "U" bolts (score: 1)
Author: (Joe - KC2TN)
Date: Fri Jul 18 15:29:24 2003
I've used DX Engineering's 2 1/2" SS U bolts on my KT36XA mast bracket and they DON'T hold. You can't tighten them enough without galling. I visited DX Engineering while at Dayton this year and expre
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-07/msg00306.html (9,497 bytes)

2. [TowerTalk] klm kt34a to kt34m2 upgrade (score: 1)
Author: (Joe - KC2TN)
Date: Tue Jul 22 09:34:22 2003
I've rebuilt my KT34XA into the KT36XA using the M2 kit. Other than allot of parts it went together well with no problems. The biggest problem was getting the old element reinforcement tubes out. I u
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-07/msg00363.html (8,960 bytes)

3. [TowerTalk] copper ground strap (score: 1)
Author: (Joe - KC2TN)
Date: Thu Jun 19 16:10:32 2003
I've purchased copper strap from Metal & Cable Corp. Also you may want to check your local scrap metal / tubing supplier in you
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-06/msg00278.html (8,708 bytes)

4. [TowerTalk] Feedline question (score: 1)
Author: (Joe - KC2TN)
Date: Wed May 28 22:38:01 2003
The phone companies have been pumping air into their cables (paper insulated no less)for years. They have compressors with dehumidifiers on them located in their air conditioned central offices. The
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-05/msg00364.html (8,862 bytes)

5. [TowerTalk] Digging the hole (score: 1)
Author: (Joe - KC2TN)
Date: Thu Feb 20 13:13:37 2003
Boy does this bring back memories! My 6x6x6 hole for my self supporting tower started off real easy. I live in the Pine Barrens of NJ, lotsa SAND. So I decided to dig it myself. I got down 1 foot rea
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-02/msg00377.html (9,029 bytes)

6. [Towertalk] Supporting coax (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 22:03:23 -0500
Red, I agree with Steve! I just ran all new coax to my antenna's up an 80' tower. I had used TyWrap bands of all types and Tape to hold up the old coax for 20 years. Over the 20 year period, most of
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-01/msg00359.html (8,707 bytes)

7. [Towertalk] Power ground rod driver (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2002 12:56:54 -0500
You may have to look around but the two rental places near me had them. The one I rented from included it for free the other one wanted me to purchase the bit for $90. One thing to be aware of is the
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-11/msg00782.html (9,072 bytes)

8. [Towertalk] Re: Virus (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2002 17:49:17 -0400
I received two emails last night which my Norton AntiVirus identified as "BugBear" and quarantined them both. I'm not sure if they came in through the reflector or some spam. But...This is a new and
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-10/msg00035.html (7,478 bytes)

9. [Towertalk] Balun Location (more) (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 19:12:20 -0400
Was kinda half watching this thread about baluns and just realized there was some mention of weatherproofing terminations. I just had this problem and resorted to a product by Star Brite called Liqui
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-10/msg00374.html (10,561 bytes)

10. [Towertalk] Coax recommendations (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2002 00:19:15 -0400
Personally, I wouldn't direct bury anything if you have another option. After 30 years in the telephone Outside Plant industry I've yet to see anyone come up with a cable that's impervious to water.
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-10/msg00550.html (12,764 bytes)

11. [Towertalk] Coax recommendations (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2002 18:01:32 -0400
Nor do I think most hams have the capabilities to put those lead sheath cables under air pressure to prevent water intrusion. Interesting thought though...Pressurized 9913!! Joe - KC2TN --Original Me
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-10/msg00568.html (8,995 bytes)

12. [Towertalk] Trylon towers (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Mon, 02 Sep 2002 23:15:28 -0400
I can attest to the corrosive effects on aluminum at coastal areas. I worked for 30 years in the phone industry. I placed many "cable closures" in these areas. When inland we could place very light a
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-09/msg00091.html (9,685 bytes)

13. [Towertalk] Box forSPG and Lightning protectors (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 18:03:14 -0400
Not to disagree with Bill because he's been a BIG help to a lot of us here on this reflector (ME included) regarding station protection. BUT... I was confused about where to put my SPGP also ..My ori
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-09/msg00678.html (13,720 bytes)

14. [Towertalk] Box forSPG and Lightning protectors (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 22:24:35 -0400
I guess the confusion comes from what is called the "Single Point Ground". In my mind when I started to research this stuff and to sort out all of the various opinions and implementations was to fund
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-09/msg00708.html (22,991 bytes)

15. [Towertalk] Box forSPG and Lightning protectors (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 22:53:42 -0400
There's another series of Articles by Ron Block in QST in the June, July and August 2002 issues. When reading article's by Ron Block (or Polyphaser articles) the SPG refers to the single point as the
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-09/msg00711.html (24,348 bytes)

16. [Towertalk] Box forSPG and Lightning protectors (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 09:14:46 -0400
For those that may not have all the QST's for June, July, Aug, 2002 The Article's are posted at the following address: There are other articles and links p
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-09/msg00722.html (8,561 bytes)

17. [Towertalk] cad welding (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2002 20:51:24 -0400
I've been investigating this process myself for the past month or so. While I have not seen it performed I understand it's quite a "fireworks" show. It's a process that uses a powdery mixture or meta
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-08/msg00052.html (9,116 bytes)

18. [Towertalk] cad welding (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2002 20:56:28 -0400
Here's another site with some photos of the process...This one is by Techweld which is similar to Cadweld. Joe Will someone please explain what CAD welding is wh
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-08/msg00054.html (7,807 bytes)

19. [Towertalk] Coax opinions (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2002 21:43:01 -0400
I'm in the process of doing the same and came across Andrew CNT-400 from Antenna Systems and Supplies Company. This coax is the same as LMR-400... They have a 1000' reel for $400. Joe - KC2TN I'm loo
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-08/msg00162.html (8,860 bytes)

20. [Towertalk] TH6DXX trap cleaning (score: 1)
Author: (KC2TN)
Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2002 23:15:49 -0400
In the process of upgrading my KT34xa I had to basically disassemble all of the elements and the element tips. During reassembly the elements had to be cleaned to assure good electrical contact for t
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-08/msg00170.html (9,908 bytes)

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