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161. Re: [TowerTalk] Building a Gamma Match... (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 23:21:30 -0500
Dino, Easiest way to build a gamma is to use a piece of RG-8 with the jacket and braid removed ... connect the center conductor to your feedline ... and slide the dielectric into the piece of aluminu
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-01/msg00267.html (8,707 bytes)

162. Re: [TowerTalk] Multi-multi contest QTH for sale (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 12:16:39 -0500
Darn Why wasn't this offered before I spent my social security check on a new digital camera? Don N8DE Chuck Counselman wrote: Super antenna support structures; horizon clear in all directions; excel
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-01/msg00351.html (9,732 bytes)

163. [TowerTalk] FS: ROHN 45 (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 13:09:49 -0500
For sale, used tower in good shape, galvanization in good condition: 4 straight sections Rohn 45 1 tapered top section Rohn 45 1 short base section Rohn 45 $600 cash & carry - must be picked up @ Con
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-01/msg00357.html (7,467 bytes)

164. Re: [TowerTalk] Feeding 2 Inv V's with 1 feedline (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 20:39:04 -0500
Inverted V antennas are not critical in length .. use the formula in the Handbooks .. put them up ... and have fun! Don N8DE dan bookwalter wrote: I know this isnt exactly thr right forum for this bu
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-01/msg00375.html (8,462 bytes)

165. Re: [TowerTalk] Feeding 2 Inv V's with 1 feedline (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2004 17:22:01 -0500
Look below: Fred Roberts wrote: Dan I have 80M, 40M and 30M Inverted V's on one feedline. After you put them up, check the SWR and locate where they are resonant. You can then trim each to move the l
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-01/msg00409.html (10,696 bytes)

166. Re: [TowerTalk] Vertical Mounting (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2004 15:59:21 -0500
Lew, The base of most commercial vertical antennas is a long, metal plate that is bent at both ends and has a 'hole' at the upper end through which the antenna is mounted [and from which it is insula
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-01/msg00454.html (8,911 bytes)

167. Re: [TowerTalk] Can anyone identify this tower? (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2004 14:18:25 -0500 (EST)
Steve, That's a Universal Aluminum Tower. With 18" at the base, tapering as you go upward [looks like three tapers]. Universal Tower is manufactured in : 30" 26" 22" 18" 14" 11"[really 10"] and 7". T
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-02/msg00055.html (9,420 bytes)

168. Re: [TowerTalk] Ways to mount and insulate a tall vertical ??? (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Fri, 06 Feb 2004 08:43:19 -0500
Doug, Use solid fiberglass rod .. it works fine and won't degrade. Have had my 80m vertical [60' Universal Tower] up since '89 .. and the fiberglass is perfect. If you need some, let me know the insi
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-02/msg00125.html (9,046 bytes)

169. Re: FW: RE: [TowerTalk] SteppIR VS Force 12 (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 19:28:03 -0500
And while everyone else is typing directions on their computer keyboard to control their antenna, rotor, etc... I'll work the DX and move on to another station ... using my fingers on the tuning knob
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-02/msg00394.html (12,333 bytes)

170. Re: [TowerTalk] 40' tower for only $179.00! (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 19:59:48 -0500
My first tower was composed of a 8' 4x4 set into the ground about 4 feet with two 12' 2x8's double-bolted to it. Near the top of the two 2x8's, another bolt was placed through both of them and a seco
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-02/msg00540.html (12,723 bytes)

171. Re: [TowerTalk] 40' tower for only $179.00! (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 21:16:19 -0500
with 4X4s! I guess they're available in 16-footers. Put the base in concrete, do it right -- When 'tipped over' .. it would require a ladder to reach the antenna, unless you had a LONG mast sticking
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-02/msg00544.html (14,021 bytes)

172. Re: [TowerTalk] Aluminum in concrete (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2004 09:14:10 -0500
Doug, Aluminum and concrete react with each other highly ... you will find that corrosive destruction will occur over a period of time. I suggest you get a couple of stainless steel U-beams [channel]
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-03/msg00024.html (8,600 bytes)

173. [TowerTalk] W3TX (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2004 12:33:17 -0500
Scott .. W3TX Please contact me about your Telrex antennas. Your email BOUNCES. Don N8DE _______________________________________________ See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-03/msg00072.html (6,621 bytes)

174. Re: [TowerTalk] Gin Pole Head / Pulley (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 10:42:14 -0500
Doug, W9IIX, can be found at: www.w9iix.com Don ValErwin@aol.com wrote: Tower Dudes: You might try IIX Equipment Limited for such items. They typically have an ad in QST. I purchased a head/pulley se
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-03/msg00284.html (8,826 bytes)

175. Re: [TowerTalk] Ceramic T blocks (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 10:48:35 -0500
Pete, I made my own from Teflon stock. Quite easy to cut/drill, and has great RF properties. If you need some, let me know, as I have a big box of them. Don N8DE Pete Stark wrote: Tower talk Does any
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-03/msg00532.html (8,432 bytes)

176. Re: [TowerTalk] CC&Rs (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2004 21:01:18 -0500
What about 'preemptive' rights? ... sometimes called 'grandfathering' ? In this part of Indiana, any change in 'rules' by a non-governmental authority cannot be imposed after the fact. Don N8DE Bill
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-03/msg00574.html (11,031 bytes)

177. Re: [TowerTalk] CC&Rs (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2004 23:22:24 -0500
Jim, Your analogy to seatbelts doesn't hold water. An automobile which did not have them when the law was passed, is NOT affected by that law. I believe that you will find that a change in CC&R by a
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-03/msg00590.html (12,557 bytes)

178. Re: [TowerTalk] Need heat treated bolts (score: 1)
Author: Don Havlicek <n8de@thepoint.net>
Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2004 19:35:00 -0500
Bill, After tightening those bolts, cover them with RTV Silicone seal .. and they won't loosen from vibration again .. but will be easy to remove when YOU want to do that! 73 Don N8DE Bill Turner wro
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-04/msg00038.html (9,009 bytes)

179. Re: [TowerTalk] Using riding mower to run radials (2nd Try) (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 12:14:30 -0400 (EDT)
Dan, Yes.. but I haven't photographed it yet. It's in my garage right now, but, as I won't be home for two weeks, let me try to describe it easily for you: The 'bed' is made of 2X8's .. four of them
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-04/msg00139.html (10,364 bytes)

180. RE: [TowerTalk] Using riding mower to run radials (2nd Try) (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2004 13:29:14 -0400 (EDT)
Chuck, The blade is made of a piece of 1/4" aluminum rack panel material .. shaped like a shark's fin and inverted. The front edge was sharpened to a knife-like edge and the blade is mounted with a p
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-04/msg00189.html (14,663 bytes)


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