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201. Re: [TowerTalk] Antennas for SO2R station (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2021 16:22:34 -0400
Can?t really improve too much on what Steve wrote. I will reiterate that I couldn?t get a brand new IC-7300 to work here in my SO2R setup, (you can find my review on eHam) whereas 2 older IC-7410?s a
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-03/msg00004.html (9,189 bytes)

202. Re: [TowerTalk] Vertical question (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 11:14:31 -0300
de VE9AA Because I am a doubting Thomas type of guy when it comes to trusting folklore about antennas, I actually tried this as a real world test a few years ago. I have 2 x 160m inverted L's here 12
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-03/msg00181.html (11,155 bytes)

203. [TowerTalk] FW: Vertical, NR1DX de VE9AA (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 16:08:24 -0300
Mike Based on the models I have seen I think your observations are very realistic. With inverted L's there will be a slight degradation ( 1.5 to 3db) in the direction the top of the L "points" so to
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-03/msg00191.html (8,291 bytes)

204. Re: [TowerTalk] Wind Noise (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 16:16:09 -0300
All this "rope around the elements" talk sounds very intriguing, if you don't experience ice & wind where you live. I have lost so many antennas and towers to radial ice loading coupled with moderate
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-03/msg00193.html (8,520 bytes)

205. Re: [TowerTalk] Vertical question (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 17:23:06 -0300
Couldn't agree more Jim. You'll note in my original post I had already mentioned: ".This testing was before I was used to using the RBN and what it could do for me. Today I would definitely do proper
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-03/msg00195.html (9,710 bytes)

206. Re: [TowerTalk] Symptoms of antenna interaction? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 20:53:09 -0300
Hi Al, Was this a sudden change on your 6m yagi? I've always tried to put my yagi's reflector some distance above ground, pointed at the sky, to do rough SWR adjustments before erecting them on a tow
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-03/msg00318.html (10,068 bytes)

207. Re: [TowerTalk] 80m Folded Counterpoise / 4 square (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 17:39:39 -0300
Hey Tom, I fear you won't get too many replies, so I'll offer my encouragement. Although I don't use a FCP (don't know much about them), I will tell you that all my 4 squares here 80-40-20 and 2-el o
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-03/msg00338.html (8,811 bytes)

208. Re: [TowerTalk] Removing ground rods (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 18:01:17 -0300
Pete, I've never pulled out a ground rod, but I've pulled stubborn trees with what I would call a "Jack-All" (Farmers jack, 4x4 Off Roaders Jack) You see them strapped to oversized Jeeps & other SUV'
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-03/msg00339.html (8,613 bytes)

209. Re: [TowerTalk] Copper (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2021 10:40:49 -0300
You don't know how good you have it Rob. Be thankful you don't live in Canada. Wire exactly as you describe is at about double that here (+15% tax in my Province.) Happy Wiring ! MikeVE9AA If you hav
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-04/msg00002.html (6,883 bytes)

210. Re: [TowerTalk] WTF?!? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 18:41:20 -0300
<snip>...After getting the TailTwister back....</snip> You didn't get the same rotor back. Different year, different upper housing, or different rotor altogether. Just a W.A.G. VE9AA Mike, Coreen & C
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-04/msg00117.html (6,902 bytes)

211. Re: [TowerTalk] Joining two perpendicular wires (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 21:06:15 -0300
Hi Steve, Tnx for the Q's this w/e. I am not sure about the split-bolts some are mentioning. I only ever used them a lifetime ago when I was an apprentice electrician. Copper/Bronze is pretty beefy t
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-07/msg00040.html (10,790 bytes)

212. Re: [TowerTalk] Joining two perpendicular wires (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 17:38:09 -0300
Greetings again so soon y'all,. Further to my last, lest anyone think I wasn't paying attention to Steve's original question, I stopped short of stating the obvious I guess.(according to some private
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-07/msg00068.html (12,134 bytes)

213. [TowerTalk] Want to buy, 10m 4-Square system (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2021 10:14:03 -0300
Towertalkians, Does anyone have a used (transmit) 10m (28MHz) 4-square system they'd like to sell? They are no longer available new (at this time) from the two primary vendors that I know about. (DXE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-08/msg00011.html (6,813 bytes)

214. Re: [TowerTalk] Field Strength comparison (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2021 21:19:46 -0300
GE Stan, I have absolutely no hard engineering facts for you, other than to say that when I installed my 4-squares a few years ago, I located a small signal source about 200' away from all the arrays
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-09/msg00043.html (7,861 bytes)

215. Re: [TowerTalk] Cable Ties (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 20:57:35 -0300
If I am cable tying something long term, I will put a few wraps of good electrical tape overtop of a good quality cable tie. Two months ago, I just took a couple off some scrapped 6m beams that were
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-10/msg00080.html (7,592 bytes)

216. [TowerTalk] Modifying Comtek 4-square controller(relay unit) for a different band? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike VE9AA ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 13:51:42 -0500 (EST)
To standardize my little vertical based antenna farm, I am wanting to buy an ACB-10 for 10m, but they are no longer available and I cannot find any other make/model of a 4-square system for 10m anywh
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-11/msg00075.html (7,558 bytes)

217. Re: [TowerTalk] Modifying Comtek 4-square controller(relay unit) for a d (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 18:09:37 -0400
Hi Tim and thank you for weighing in. I just got my ACB-15 going this week and hope to work your big M/M station on 15m with it next weekend. So, on a lark, I just checked your website and see ACB-10
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-11/msg00079.html (7,483 bytes)

218. Re: [TowerTalk] Modifying Comtek 4-square controller(relay unit) for a d (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 16:31:27 -0400
Disappointing,( I was real excited there for a minute to complete my antenna farm) but I very much appreciate you correcting the website and honesty Tim. CU (all of a sudden!) in CQWW-CW on 15m Mike
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-11/msg00083.html (9,530 bytes)

219. Re: [TowerTalk] Modifying Comtek 4-square controller(relay unit) for a d (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 18:37:30 -0400
Understood 100% Jim and mostly agree. For personal reasons, I have decided "no more towers" here @ VE9AA. I have no tall trees on my small lot (2.2ac) and so because I wanted to try SO2R a few years
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-11/msg00092.html (9,355 bytes)

220. [TowerTalk] How to mod a 40m 4-square for 10m use? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2022 18:22:41 -0400
I am trying to go to all 4-squares like my contesting 4-sq buddy John, N8UM in TN. I am nearly there, having just installed a 15m one in time for CQWW CW. There are no new dedicated 10m 4-squares to
/archives//html/Towertalk/2022-01/msg00101.html (7,706 bytes)


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