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1. Re: [TowerTalk] Guying a vertical...??? (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:52:31 -0700
Doug, I use 3/16" Dacron covered rope to support my 70ft vertical. It is made of 3" and 4" irrigation pipe. 1/8" Dacron may work for your antenna. Mine has held up for more that 15 years. Dacron is U
/archives//html/Towertalk/2015-08/msg00509.html (12,686 bytes)

2. Re: [TowerTalk] re Grinding hole in thick steel plate? (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Mon, 7 Sep 2015 13:13:19 -0700
Rich, Try Harbor Freight - 25,000 RPM grinder. or
/archives//html/Towertalk/2015-09/msg00108.html (10,000 bytes)

3. Re: [TowerTalk] Tower Base Bolts and Epoxy (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2016 12:01:24 -0700
The Simpson company has info on the hole size and depth to bore, the bolt size and epoxy to use. You could look in the phone book/internet for a local concrete boring company. They could do the job o
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-03/msg00092.html (9,464 bytes)

4. Re: [TowerTalk] [Bulk] How far does RFI travel? (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Mon, 9 May 2016 09:23:38 -0700
Thanks for the good replies and suggestions. As recommended, first thing for me to do is establish a noise background reference for my station. This would include readings at different times of day/n
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-05/msg00210.html (13,901 bytes)

5. Re: [TowerTalk] Digging for tower base (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2016 22:43:03 -0700
I agree. Ray, N6VR _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ TowerTalk mailing list
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-09/msg00263.html (11,478 bytes)

6. Re: [TowerTalk] Replacement Bolts for Rohn GB45D (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2016 23:12:27 -0700
I just purchased 10 sets of the 45JBK bolts from On eBay their shipping was $31.90, but I called 3StarInc direct and paid only $14.85 for shipping. They said their eBay shipping calculat
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-09/msg00423.html (11,890 bytes)

7. Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn 45 Bent Leg (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:08:50 -0700
Dave, I'm not a structure engineer either, but an easy short term, or long term fix, depending on how you feel about it, is to U bolt on a piece of 1/4" or larger by 1 1/2 in to 2 1/2 in angle iron o
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-10/msg00300.html (12,560 bytes)

8. [TowerTalk] Need US source of fence wire clamps (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2016 10:49:16 -0700
The clamps that GM3SEK mentions look good for connecting fence wire together, but I have not been able to find a US source so far. Here they are:
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-10/msg00394.html (7,194 bytes)

9. Re: [TowerTalk] Cad Welding tips (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2016 23:56:08 -0700
Bob, I have used about 25 Cadweld One-Shot devices with really no problems. Once, one of the two wires backed out a bit and was not welded. There is no pouring of metal and igniter material, it all c
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-11/msg00028.html (17,624 bytes)

10. [TowerTalk] Center pins for Andrew 7/8" coax connectors (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:41:47 -0700
I purchased cheaply, 10 different Andrew 7/8" hardline connectors w/o center pins, internal insulators and O rings. O rings are not hard to get, but does anyone know of a source to purchase just part
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-12/msg00000.html (6,896 bytes)

11. Re: [TowerTalk] Telrex Rotator (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:21:39 -0700
I have two of these rotator units in various conditions. One I used parts of to build the rotator for my 90 ft Sky Needle. I now use a K7NV prop pitch with a chain drive system. I would like to get r
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-12/msg00192.html (12,042 bytes)

12. Re: [TowerTalk] Telrex Rotator (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:41:37 -0700
Charlie, No, I do not have any schematics or manuals. Would you send me what you have? Tnx, Ray, N6VR _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ T
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-12/msg00199.html (14,633 bytes)

13. Re: [TowerTalk] UV and WX deterioration of THHN insulation, and effects (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2016 23:53:41 -0700
Gents, I'm not a real technical person, but have been following this thread with interest. I have always used insulated wire for dipoles, verticals, and now have over 10K feet of the same in my 80/16
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-12/msg00378.html (11,425 bytes)

14. Re: [TowerTalk] [Elecraft] 90 ' of 1/2" Andrew Heliax FSJ4-50B and 2 F4PNM new in box connectors FOR SALE (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2017 13:10:25 -0700
Bill, I will be buying a 250 - 300 ft spool of 1/2" hardline from a local salvage/surplus store for $100. Guess you would consider it NOS. The wooden spools themselves are in poor shape. Not certain
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-01/msg00452.html (11,948 bytes)

15. Re: [TowerTalk] T2X connector (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:05:54 -0700
Jim, Attached is the info for building your own HyGain rotator cable connectors using Mouser parts. For others who would like to see this doc, please send me a request. If anyone would like to post i
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-03/msg00398.html (7,268 bytes)

16. Re: [TowerTalk] Original A3 (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:48:39 -0700
Herb, I have an older A3 but do not know the power rating. I have found though, that on hot days, 90+ degrees and continuous use, I start to see fluctuations in my SWR when I am running 1.5 kw to the
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-07/msg00312.html (10,100 bytes)

17. [TowerTalk] Wet samp for TX455 USTower (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2017 12:02:30 -0700
All, I'm looking for a wet stamped UST TX455 set of plans for IBC 2012, any state. The UST website has a wet stamped plan for IBC 2006, my County has asked me for an IBC 2012 set. I am hoping they mi
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-10/msg00047.html (7,155 bytes)

18. Re: [TowerTalk] 3 NEW: GE limit switch cr115 (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Sat, 7 Oct 2017 11:25:21 -0700
Here is a offering of limit switches from eBay. I've all ready bought some. Not a bad deal. Ray, N6VR -- Ray, N6VR _______________________________________________ ____________________________________
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-10/msg00048.html (15,928 bytes)

19. [TowerTalk] Question - ARRL 204 BA Computerized dimensions (score: 1)
Author: Raymond Benny <>
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:45:33 -0700
Not sure if this is the correct reflector concerning a question about a Yagi dimension. I am rebuilding a old HyGain 204BA using the ARRL Handbook CD dimensions that was run on YW. The CD has the D1
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-10/msg00298.html (7,009 bytes)

20. Re: [TowerTalk] Uninstalling a Rotor-EZ? (score: 1)
Author: rayn6vr <>
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2018 10:23:46 -0700
Eric, I have the install instructions somewhere and can scan and send to you if you need them. Ray,N6VR Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone -- Original message --From: Jim Hargrave <w5ifp
/archives//html/Towertalk/2018-01/msg00168.html (9,355 bytes)

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