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1. RE: [TowerTalk] Using riding mower to run radials (2nd Try) (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Fatchett" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 11:15:12 -0600
What the landscape people use is an edger that they tilt to cut a trench where they place plastic or metal edging. It is only a couple of inches deep. You might want to consider renting such a machin
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-04/msg00144.html (11,951 bytes)

2. [TowerTalk] 40m beam (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Fatchett" <>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2004 21:00:08 -0600
I am looking for suggestions or comments on 2 ele 40m beams. I am going to be putting up a Trylon 64ft self supporting tower with a SteppIR 4 ele beam and would like a reasonable 40m beam. Interactio
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-04/msg00250.html (7,487 bytes)

3. RE: [TowerTalk] Alpha-spid (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Fatchett" <>
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2004 10:22:44 -0600
I just recently installed an alpha-spid into a Tryon t-600. The software that came with the unit works fine. I have also purchased TRX-Manager and I am working with TRX as the rotor control was not r
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-09/msg00066.html (9,645 bytes)

4. RE: [TowerTalk] New antenna system (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Fatchett" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2004 10:44:21 -0700
Things change. I was a big supporter of F12 when they first hit the market. They were very responsive to questions on the phone and on the reflectors. Lately it appears that they are not responsive a
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-11/msg00182.html (12,014 bytes)

5. RE: [BULK] - Re: [TowerTalk] New antenna system (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Fatchett" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2004 15:15:24 -0700
No problems here. W0MU Hi David, Very relevant question, there. My answer, thus far, would be "pretty much everybody" has had failures with the SteppIR products. At least, everyone I've spoken with w
/archives//html/Towertalk/2004-11/msg00215.html (11,802 bytes)

6. Re: [TowerTalk] BANISHMENT FROM TOWER TALK (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2005 13:41:49 -0600
Not sure what happened in this case. I have nothing but great things to say about Steve and his company. I ordered a Trylon Tower, climbing belts, hooks, galv spray etc. and I have always received it
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-01/msg00187.html (11,168 bytes)

7. [TowerTalk] Banishment (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Fatchett, W0MU" <>
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2005 07:40:04 -0700
As Steve pointed out, he started the reflector and is the moderator. If you don't like the way he runs the reflector feel free to start your own. Nobody if forcing you to stay or read any posts that
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-01/msg00407.html (8,840 bytes)

8. [TowerTalk] Towertalk Reflector (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Fatchett, W0MU" <>
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2005 10:09:52 -0700
This reflector was set up by W4AN-SK and Steve on was at the time owned by W4AN, KM9P at the time. If the new owners of have an issue with what
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-01/msg00416.html (7,258 bytes)

9. RE: [TowerTalk] C-4E (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Fatchett, W0MU" <>
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 17:03:13 -0700
I believe that Tom at F12 told me that I could use aluminum rivets found at Home Depot. Just make sure they were aluminum. There is nothing pulling or twisting on the element pieces in the air so I d
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-02/msg00040.html (9,421 bytes)

10. [TowerTalk] Shunt feeding the tower on 80m and radials (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Fatchett, W0MU" <>
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 09:04:17 -0700
After much deliberation we have decided to shunt feed my Trylon for 80m. Now we need to layout a bunch of radials. Has there been any discussion on using electric fence wire vs. copper wire? Does the
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-03/msg00672.html (7,720 bytes)

11. [TowerTalk] Yaesu FTDX-9000 reflector (score: 1)
Author: W0MU-Mike Fatchett <>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2005 22:48:16 -0600
I have created a reflector for the new Yaesu FTDX-9000. To subscribe send an email to Mike W0MU _______________________________________________ See: http://www.mscomputer.
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-04/msg00243.html (6,860 bytes)

12. Re: [TowerTalk] US Tubular tower (score: 1)
Author: "W0MU-Mike Fatchett" <>
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 20:49:41 -0600
Here are the specs from US Tower 9 sq ft with 65 pounds for 70 mph winds. 22 sq ft with 100 pounds for 50 mph winds. What is your wind zone. I would hope that you would have the tower down when not i
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-07/msg00711.html (8,673 bytes)

13. [TowerTalk] Static discharge Cushcraft XM240 during storms (score: 1)
Author: "W0MU-Mike Fatchett" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2005 22:03:16 -0600
Last night we had some thunderstorm activity that was 5 or more miles away at least. I could visibly and hear static discharging off the reflector to the boom. The XM240's elements are insulated from
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-08/msg00195.html (8,514 bytes)

14. Re: [TowerTalk] steppIR qsy time (score: 1)
Author: "W0MU-Mike Fatchett" <>
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2005 10:51:59 -0600
I own the tuning relay also. It works great. I wonder if FM will integrate this into their box someday? --Original Message-- From: [mailto:towertalk-bounces@contestin
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-08/msg00266.html (8,813 bytes)

15. Re: [TowerTalk] Critter Chronicles (score: 1)
Author: "W0MU-Mike Fatchett" <>
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 19:40:03 -0600
Come out to rural Montana and you will have a new appreciation for mice and Wood Rats! I have two mice that have taken up residence in some irrigation valve boxes that we just installed. They get int
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-09/msg00190.html (9,642 bytes)

16. Re: [TowerTalk] Source for 20' Mast (score: 1)
Author: "W0MU-Mike Fatchett" <>
Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2005 08:39:34 -0600
I just ordered a HD70 from AN/Array Solutions and a 20ft mast just this week. Shipping costs to Colorado were about $1500 for prebuilt sections or $730 for the knocked down bundle. I ordered a mast f
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-09/msg00294.html (12,120 bytes)

17. Re: [TowerTalk] Source for 20' Mast (score: 1)
Author: "W0MU-Mike Fatchett" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 15:06:32 -0600
I just ordered a 20ft mast DOM 2" from Array Solutions. $15.00 per foot. They had 18 and 20 ft sticks currently. Mike W0MU Array Solutions and Texas Towers are great sources for the 20 foot mast. Ano
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-09/msg00337.html (10,398 bytes)

18. Re: [TowerTalk] Tower Height Question (score: 1)
Author: "W0MU-Mike Fatchett" <>
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 10:20:16 -0600
Compared to my inverted v at 50 ft, a beam at 120ft will do better. 120ft is close to 1/2 wave length while 190 is close to 3/4 wavelength. I am not sure what the models would say but higher is usual
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-09/msg00387.html (8,908 bytes)

19. Re: [TowerTalk] K7C - One-Way Propagation? (score: 1)
Author: "w0mu" <>
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2005 06:25:13 -0600
Bill, I wrote to one of the relay stations with similar questions. Usually in Colorado KH6 boom in on 15 and 20m even when condx are poor. Maybe the arrays are fixed over the pole which would put the
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-10/msg00059.html (10,429 bytes)

20. Re: [TowerTalk] K7C - One-Way Propagation? (score: 1)
Author: "W0MU-Mike Fatchett" <>
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2005 11:17:12 -0600
They were booming in here on 40 and 80 CW this am. Worked them with 400 watts and an R8 Vertical on 40 and a random wire on 80. Whatever they have there works to the states anyway. Mike W0MU --Origin
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-10/msg00079.html (9,120 bytes)

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