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21. [Towertalk] Aluminum Tower (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 20:04:24 -0500
Jerry The manufacturer of MOST 8-foot section aluminum towers is HEIGHTS. Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-12/msg00338.html (6,889 bytes)

22. [Towertalk] Aluminum Tower (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 22:12:10 -0500
Jerry, I prefer Universal tower, though Heights is good for it's intended purposes. Universal has 10-foot sections .. Heights 8-foot.. therefore, a given tower by each will have a different number of
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-12/msg00340.html (7,036 bytes)

23. [Towertalk] Knots (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Sun, 22 Dec 2002 17:56:36 -0500
Jerry, That's called the 'jam knot', but there is a better version, known as the 'improved jam knot', which I use for fishing and many other purposes. To tie the 'improved jam knot', do exactly as yo
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-12/msg00650.html (12,432 bytes)

24. [Towertalk] Rohn 6 ? (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2002 20:00:23 -0500
Rohn 6 is TV Tower ... that old stuff with horizontal pipes welded between the vertical legs. Not good for anything but a 2-meter vertical Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-12/msg00706.html (7,244 bytes)

25. [Towertalk] Service drop danger (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2002 13:19:57 -0500
Have the utility BURY the service .. and put up BOTH loops! Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-11/msg00237.html (8,495 bytes)

26. [Towertalk] Rohn (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2002 16:24:28 -0500
Stop the political crap .. especially by stupid Liberals who don't understand the constitution .. Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-11/msg00245.html (9,228 bytes)

27. [Towertalk] Connectors for Yaesu G-800DXA (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 06:32:19 -0500
Six-pin Molex connectors, both male and female, are available at most Radio Shack Stores .. as are Nine-pin Molex connectors [good for rotor connections if protected from the weather!]. Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-11/msg00333.html (9,072 bytes)

28. [Towertalk] How do you calibrate a CDE rotor? (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2002 08:57:05 -0500
The 'calibrate' knob has a switch 'built-in'. Push in on the calibrate knob until it clicks .. then turn the knob until the needle is pointing 'full-scale' [South at the right-hand end of the meter].
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-11/msg00470.html (7,536 bytes)

29. [Towertalk] Guy atachment (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2002 22:42:38 -0500
Jeff, Seems to me that if you're only putting up a 40-foot tower, you could EASILY put up a heavy-duty ALUMINUM tower that would require NO GUYS and be very 'easy' on the eyes. Check the specs on Uni
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-10/msg00128.html (8,539 bytes)

30. [Towertalk] Tower (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2002 09:21:16 -0500
Put new bolt/nuts on and use the old sleeves???? Works on my Universal towers ! Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-10/msg00353.html (7,892 bytes)

31. [Towertalk] Calculating guy distance for rotating towers (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 07:45:46 -0500
Mike, Your calculations are for the HORIZONTAL distance from the element tips to the guys; however, the closest distance is PERPENDICULAR to the GUY, and will NOT be one foot with your 'clearance'. W
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-10/msg00396.html (11,888 bytes)

32. [Towertalk] Removing Superficial Rust from Rohn Tower Sections (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2002 13:10:42 -0500
And don't forget POR-15 .. though expensive, it seems to be the best solution.. POR = Paint Over Rust Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-10/msg00590.html (9,760 bytes)

33. [Towertalk] risks (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2002 20:17:50 -0500
Comments inserted below: VERY SPOTTY ..the latest 'research' shows NO relationships exist !! Pacemakers can be affected by high intensity RF due to thier ELECTRONIC nature! Samuel Clements was noted
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-10/msg00607.html (12,258 bytes)

34. [Towertalk] Removing Superficial Rust from Rohn Tower Sections (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2002 08:57:48 -0500
Search the archive for this list .. there was some discussion about one month ago .. and I believe, an address for a supplier. Don And don't forget POR-15 .. though expensive, it seems to be the best
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-10/msg00628.html (8,717 bytes)

35. [Towertalk] Dacron stretching (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 09:25:04 -0500
Rob, I've been using Dacron guy lines for my 80m vertical [it's a 60-foot aluminum tower] for 13 years, and have experienced NO STRETCHING over that period of time. Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-10/msg00682.html (9,483 bytes)

36. [Towertalk] Dacron stretching (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 11:05:49 -0500
I forgot to mention that I use 1/2" Black Dacron for my guys .. and they have never stretched! Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-10/msg00686.html (7,501 bytes)

37. [Towertalk] Shunt Feed Tower (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 21:45:05 -0500
Yes, Shorten the shunt wire [gamma] to about 45 feet. All that hardware on top of the tower makes the tower look very long to the feedline! Not exactly sure what capacitance will tune it at that gamm
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-10/msg00721.html (9,405 bytes)

38. [Towertalk] screw in anchors (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2002 18:29:11 -0500
Jon, Look below: <snip> <snip> They are at the SAME height as when installed. Trees grow from the top [ends of growth] .. a nail driven in a tree one foot above the ground when the tree is five feet
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-09/msg00303.html (9,118 bytes)

39. [Towertalk] Aluminum Plates (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2002 15:00:57 -0500
Bob I found some nice aluminum plate on eBay .. bought enough to build 8 boom/mast plates for less than $20 plus shipping. Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-09/msg00627.html (7,836 bytes)

40. [Towertalk] Coax opinions (score: 1)
Author: n8de@thepoint.net (Don Havlicek)
Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2002 20:25:48 -0500
Tom, Not sure .. but is RG-177 the same diameter as RG-17? .. I have some connectors for RG-177 that I picked up new a few years ago .. the RG-177 is old .. but the connectors are new !! Don N8DE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-08/msg00216.html (10,141 bytes)


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