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281. Re: [TowerTalk] HyGain 155CA dampening rope (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:48:42 +0000
I have installed a number of 15 meter beams and currently have a 5/5/5 stack... I learned many moons ago that especially the 155 antenna has a wind resonance. on quit days with certain wind speed ( n
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-06/msg00276.html (12,453 bytes)

282. Re: [TowerTalk] HyGain 155CA dampening rope (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 03:03:48 +0000
Gary, Sorry Gary I mean the end is flush and glued with RTV and the end cap... it's the other end that has the 4 inch TAIL. to have dampening contact with the adjoining element tube.. Wayne W3EA If y
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-06/msg00278.html (15,445 bytes)

283. Re: [TowerTalk] HyGain 155CA dampening rope (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:18:39 +0000
John, You 100% correct ,,, the dampening is required because of taper design, As I said in one of my past posts,,,,, The Hi Gain 155 design with out dampening rope , wit ha slight breeze will vibrate
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-06/msg00307.html (10,369 bytes)

284. Re: [TowerTalk] Adjustments to Tower Base Pier J-Bolts (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:03:04 +0000
Paul, IMO the 1/8" .120 off center and the larger base hole with it's .060 clearance to the center line C/L I would use a die grinder and elongate the offending two base plate holes . Wayne W3EA Got
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-07/msg00231.html (13,665 bytes)

285. Re: [TowerTalk] Be Careful With the Tolerance in Laser Levels (Tower base leveling. (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2017 15:50:33 +0000
I have to agree 100% with you Patrick, I have used water levels for home footings. setting up Batten boards on foundations and laying out guy level that need to be parallel @100' for a layover towers
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-07/msg00260.html (15,306 bytes)

286. Re: [TowerTalk] Be Careful With the Tolerance in Laser Levels (Tower base leveling. (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:30:30 +0000
Agreed Grant. I have two 6 ft. Aluminum bubble levels... I use cheap black electrical tape ( not Scotch 33 or 88 ) to attach them to the first section @ 90 degree angles on one leg.... this method ha
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-07/msg00276.html (14,987 bytes)

287. Re: [TowerTalk] Removing Tower Paint From Galvanized Tower (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2017 18:11:22 +0000
MY Go to paint for galvanized tower sections is.. rust Bullet Metallic Gray https://www.amazon.com/Rust-Bullet-Standard-Industrial-Inhibitor/dp/B00028EVG4/ref=sr_1_11? ie=UTF8&qid=1501783537&sr=8-11&
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-08/msg00022.html (10,167 bytes)

288. Re: [TowerTalk] Climbing advice (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2017 00:40:53 +0000
Mike, Not 100% what's triggering your fear, IMO if is debilitating ... DO not Climb. If the tower is UP try just going 20 ft at a time. building your confidence in the structure and then in your Safe
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-08/msg00068.html (10,003 bytes)

289. Re: [TowerTalk] Fully Nested (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:25:41 +0000
I have OWLS in the night and Turkey Vultures in the morning perched drying there wings in preparation to Soaring flight. Both are protected be law the Vultures use to short out the loading wire on th
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-08/msg00350.html (12,261 bytes)

290. Re: [TowerTalk] Turnbuckles with Rod Sides (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:26:17 +0000
I Ditto that Dave. The Bible ( Rohn Catalogs ) as far back as I can remember always had a diagram in the "general " Tab of the catalog regarding A: the Safety Wire ( through the turnbuckles Bodies an
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-09/msg00074.html (10,605 bytes)

291. Re: [TowerTalk] Turnbuckles with Rod Sides (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:34:49 +0000
If my gray matter recalls, ES5TV lost his fantastic 8 - 5 element H frame ARRAY because he did not use safety wires on the turnbuckles and lost the installation ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9fD
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-09/msg00076.html (11,398 bytes)

292. Re: [TowerTalk] Turnbuckles with Rod Sides (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:48:51 +0000
Tonno, I am sorry Tonno, I was the one who started this RUMOR or "Fake News " I did remember it was you who lost a tower with a safety wire and wrongfully assumed it was the 15 meter H frame :( My ap
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-09/msg00085.html (18,673 bytes)

293. Re: [TowerTalk] Your experience with rope capstan hoists or winches (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:48:52 +0000
Hi Wizzer AKA. Charlie I have been using an AB Chance 110V 15 amp T308 3000 lb Capstan winch. IMO I have a Greenlee Wire Tugger to start, but bought ane AB chance Capstan winch. I made a aluminum cha
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-09/msg00087.html (13,975 bytes)

294. Re: [TowerTalk] Your experience with rope capstan hoists or winches (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 03:09:28 +0000
Hi Rick. I can't speak for other model of Capstan winches, But as for the AB Chance 308117 3000 lb winch. It rate of pull is 12 ft. a min. with 4 to 5 wraps of your pull rope on the drum and your abi
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-09/msg00099.html (11,144 bytes)

295. Re: [TowerTalk] Your experience with rope capstan hoists or winches (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 19:17:32 +0000
John When I first used a Greenlee Wire tug' er it has no provision to tie the free end off and so you pulled a loop through a tower rung and did a Halfhitch the AB Chance units have either a T handle
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-09/msg00121.html (11,325 bytes)

296. Re: [TowerTalk] Fulton Winch Covers (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 23:22:49 +0000
Hi Don, I agree there are no at least know to me any dust WX covers for vertical mounted winches. The best I have come up with are https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007JMOSAA/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-09/msg00226.html (9,682 bytes)

297. Re: [TowerTalk] CM Choke Cookbook (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:52:18 +0000
I also use M-17 - RG 400 MIL-17-G v on my Balun , line isolators and all in shack coax. It's Double Shield ,stranded Center Cond and Silver-plated TFE insulation and jacket. I had made a few 20 years
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-09/msg00246.html (12,276 bytes)

298. Re: [TowerTalk] Fwd: Grounding connection to tower legs (Kevin Stover, AC0H) (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:17:50 +0000
hello TTers. In the past I have used the Rohn tower ground clamp or the a pipe SS ground clamp with bronze mounting lug. Lately I have opted for the DX eng. unit https://www.dxengineering.com/parts/d
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-10/msg00287.html (10,712 bytes)

299. [TowerTalk] F-12 Linear Loading Wire (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:16:32 +0000
Hello TT'ers. I am In the process of rehabbing a Force 12 Delta 240/230 beam antenna. In the past I have rebuilt/repaired the original F-12 wires with Aluma-weld 12GA. If my memory serves me there wa
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-10/msg00422.html (6,824 bytes)

300. Re: [TowerTalk] F-12 Linear Loading Wire (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 03:51:05 +0000
John, RGR on Linear loading is not the BEST electrical ( RF) Design.... the Tornado loading coals available from JK would be the cat's MEOW but a 48 apiece X 8 and then the new extra aluminum need to
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-10/msg00427.html (9,128 bytes)


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