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1. [TowerTalk] Re: Coax Disconnection AND A BIGGER ISSUE (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Sat Aug 9 09:33:53 2003
My REPEATED attempts to submit a REPLY COMMENT re: PPL TELCOM, LLC meet with the following error message from the FCC site: DOCUMENT SAVE FAILED. PLEASE RE-SUBMIT THE COMMENT. Anyone else getting the
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-08/msg00265.html (13,847 bytes)

2. [TowerTalk] Hole in an element (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Sat Aug 9 11:17:06 2003
Silicone seal ! Just a dab will do ya ! Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-08/msg00268.html (7,425 bytes)

3. [TowerTalk] Re: (Tower Talk) Re: Coax Disconnection AND A BIGGERISSUE (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Sat Aug 9 16:20:00 2003
My REPEATED attempts to submit a REPLY COMMENT re: PPL TELCOM, LLC meet with the following error message from the FCC site: DOCUMENT SAVE FAILED. PLEASE RE-SUBMIT THE COMMENT. Anyone else getting the
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-08/msg00295.html (12,183 bytes)

4. [TowerTalk] How to align a beam (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Sat Aug 9 19:36:55 2003
Dave, Your question is going to raise a storm of answers to the same question as it was asked many times in the past. The simple answer is: Point your beam at the North Star .. that's NORTH. You can
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-08/msg00300.html (8,810 bytes)

5. [TowerTalk] Re: (Tower Talk) Hole in an element (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Sun Aug 10 00:25:50 2003
Silicone seal ! Just a dab will do ya ! Don N8DE _______________________________________________ See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless Weather Stations", and lot's mo
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-08/msg00311.html (7,989 bytes)

6. [TowerTalk] Hy-Tower base (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Tue Jul 1 21:36:38 2003
Larry, The original Hy-Tower .. way back when ... used a base consisting of a 3' length of corrugated, galvanized culvert pipe ... about 18" in diameter that was to be put in a cylindrical hole in th
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-07/msg00011.html (8,008 bytes)

7. [TowerTalk] Need Advice on SO2R Antenna Arrangement (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Fri Jul 18 21:58:21 2003
Dennis, Doing a quick [file card] sort ... I find .. you need another tower ! Can't see how you're going to get all those antennas on three ... without the interaction you want to avoid .. especially
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-07/msg00318.html (10,568 bytes)

8. [TowerTalk] 160m dipole polarity, if there is such a thing... (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Thu Jul 24 19:11:56 2003
Jason, Unless you are erecting this dipole at least 128 feet in the air ... it will matter little which end is tied to which conductor. If it makes you feel better to tie the center conductor to the
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-07/msg00400.html (8,209 bytes)

9. [TowerTalk] Source of 75 ohm twinlead? (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Tue Jun 17 17:32:21 2003
450 home ladder line is NOT 75 ohm twinlead! I have some of the 75 ohm, but not enough to help you. Don N8DE To: <towertalk@contesting.com>
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-06/msg00226.html (8,805 bytes)

10. [TowerTalk] Erecting a 40' Universal tilt base tower (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Thu May 15 21:05:45 2003
Alan, Yes to your question .. it's easy to do that way ![speaking from experience with lifting a 70' tower with three monobanders at the top doing just what you say] Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-05/msg00160.html (8,750 bytes)

11. [TowerTalk] Above the Thrust Bearing (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Mon Apr 7 21:17:51 2003
Jerry, Get some Teflon sheet and cut a piece to fit. Should last a lifetime. Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-04/msg00143.html (9,448 bytes)

12. [TowerTalk] Above the Thrust Bearing (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Mon Apr 7 23:19:59 2003
Jim, He wants something to fit INSIDE that collar. UHMW sheet isn't flexible enough for that task. The Teflon sheet [about 3-4 mil] will be perfect for his task, and require NO machining. Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-04/msg00149.html (12,183 bytes)

13. [TowerTalk] Above the Thrust Bearing (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Tue Apr 8 09:15:16 2003
Peter, In the ORIGINAL posting, the tower is Heights ALUMINUM. The 'guide tubing' at the top is SMOOTH aluminum tubing. He is NOT looking for a COLLAR, but something to keep the MAST from wearing aga
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-04/msg00158.html (18,969 bytes)

14. [TowerTalk] Above the Thrust Bearing (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Tue Apr 8 15:07:33 2003
In recent weeks, 24" x 24" sheets of .025 Teflon have sold for less than $5 each on ebay. Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-04/msg00162.html (25,014 bytes)

15. [TowerTalk] Guyed self-supporters (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Thu Apr 17 22:10:59 2003
Steve, My Universal towers [properly installed] have never been uncomfortable to climb, nor have they ever swayed while being climbed. As for adding 'emergency guys', I've never done it, but do agree
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-04/msg00318.html (9,154 bytes)

16. [TowerTalk] DeoxIT questions (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Tue Mar 18 14:12:08 2003
Do it the simpler way: Use Noalox ... available at Home Depot or Lowe's in a tube [like toothpaste]. Just make sure you get the Al/Al stuff .. not anything else. Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-03/msg00230.html (10,735 bytes)

17. [TowerTalk] Heights (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Fri Mar 28 09:04:56 2003
Tom, This may have been addressed before on the reflector. What you have is elongation of the bolt holes in the tower. PLEASE, for you own safety, take down the tower and inspect ALL the bolt holes,
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-03/msg00386.html (8,014 bytes)

18. [TowerTalk] Insulating tower base? (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Wed Feb 19 23:04:45 2003
David, Yes. You can use similar materials, but in 'flat bar' form. Fiberglass, UMHW, Nylon, Teflon, can all be safely used, but be sure to leave a minimal spacing between the tower and the base so th
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-02/msg00358.html (7,903 bytes)

19. [Towertalk] Wanted: (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 10:57:47 -0500
Those crimp-on terminals are very inexpensive when purchased in bulk. As for lead/tin solder suitability .. solder well .. then coat the terminal with silicone seal [RTV if you can find it] and you w
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-12/msg00201.html (7,614 bytes)

20. [Towertalk] Dumb Question (swagged elements) (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 22:21:08 -0500
Dino, I've used those same element segments to build MANY antennas over the years. the simple answer is NO .. it won't affect the electrical length as the 'capacitor' isn't long enough to be a signif
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-12/msg00223.html (9,113 bytes)


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