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361. Re: [TowerTalk] High VSWR (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2019 17:38:27 +0000
John, I cant speak for all CA. but my Daughter lives in the SF bay area just north/east of the GG bridge and the TAXES !!!!! yikes cost of living yikes As for the pointy headed type must be the CONE
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-09/msg00040.html (11,607 bytes)

362. Re: [TowerTalk] Gravel under forms (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2019 02:11:06 +0000
Chris, Again from your description with a pier pin you do NOT need gravel In the bottom of the excavate hole ( that was for H2O drainage inside the vertical tubes ) I have never used a vibrator on a
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-09/msg00060.html (8,841 bytes)

363. Re: [TowerTalk] Polygon Guy Rods (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2019 01:00:51 +0000
Ron, I was involved in a group buy back in the 1980s and installed a number of towers with them and the appropriate Preformed Line Preformed Guy Grips. Initially the 6 ft. rolls ( just some in my cas
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-09/msg00148.html (9,176 bytes)

364. Re: [TowerTalk] Crimp on Coax connectors (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2019 03:23:15 +0000
I 3rd the option of Crimped shield. Soldered center conductor . Works for me Wayne W3EA Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for Windows 10 ________________________________
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-09/msg00156.html (12,635 bytes)

365. Re: [TowerTalk] Polygon Guy Rods (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2019 18:41:09 +0000
John, IMHO PhillyStran has its place in tower installations BUT you must consider the site for abrasion. It and polyrod will fail in that invroment. Even EHS 3/16 , and 5/16 will fail under fallen
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-09/msg00188.html (13,179 bytes)

366. Re: [TowerTalk] Yaesu G-2800 problem with new unit (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Sun, 8 Sep 2019 16:05:03 +0000
Al, Green Heron rotor control are akin to the Swiss Army Knife of rotor boxes. On page 30 in the appendix A.7 Yaesu All versions. It give a detailed way to turn f its past the controllers soft limit
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-09/msg00224.html (10,565 bytes)

367. Re: [TowerTalk] Cushcraft/MFJ Traps (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 18:34:08 +0000
Scot, Thanks for the heads UP. I bought an new Chushcraft AW3 antenna. I got to install it one day B-4 My Major Lightning Strike ( READ UGLY) Long story short I never did a VSWR sweep because there w
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-09/msg00314.html (9,679 bytes)

368. Re: [TowerTalk] Cushcraft/MFJ Traps (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 19:46:16 +0000
Dave , The Chushcraft XM240 and the original 40-2CD had a trap coil problem. Under the heatshrink , the screw conector would develop elotrasiis and loose conductivity. An easy Fix but required antenn
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-09/msg00320.html (9,337 bytes)

369. Re: [TowerTalk] Force 12 EF-240 SWR shift (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2019 23:05:01 +0000
Looking at the weeps , The linear loading wire/element support wire have to be intact I think I would look at the 4 turn 3 coil that across the feedpoint. Wayne W3EA Sent from Mail<https://go.microso
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-09/msg00396.html (9,294 bytes)

370. Re: [TowerTalk] A3S (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2019 16:45:44 +0000
Scott, I hate to trash a specific manufactured antenna with 1000 of the A3S over the world there a creature of the past. Stan hit the nail on the head . the original 3 band trapless antenna Was Toms
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-09/msg00468.html (10,003 bytes)

371. Re: [TowerTalk] I just thought it was fixed..... (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 01:04:28 +0000
John, If I remember your post. The TT rotor functioned when you had it at the base of the tower ? and you not doing a trick instillation A: + voltage transformer B: remoting the starting cap And you
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-10/msg00086.html (8,440 bytes)

372. Re: [TowerTalk] TX 4SQ Bandwidth - 80 and 160 (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 18:50:17 +0000
Tony, My 4 SQ is like Tims old design modified Hy-Gain Hi=towers with aluminum stingers starting @ 2 and ending in 3/8 I lay each tower down ( hinged base) and tune the standing antenna at the base f
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-10/msg00247.html (11,906 bytes)

373. Re: [TowerTalk] TIC 1048 capacity (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2019 23:18:49 +0000
Wizzer, I Had a 5 element 20 36 ft boom no problem. Only issue is the drive motor gears when the antenna is 180 deg There is a slight rock in the cradle as it gos around. A visuial with someone opera
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-11/msg00032.html (8,405 bytes)

374. Re: [TowerTalk] M2inc 15M6DX tips (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 00:03:00 +0000
Jorge. .049 wall id this is the tip you can upgrade this to a more common .058 wall. Not failure rate of the M2 antennas have installed two and assume there still in the air ! HY-Gain antennas espe
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-11/msg00185.html (8,903 bytes)

375. Re: [TowerTalk] M2inc 15M6DX tips (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 01:16:34 +0000
Jorge, IMO if I had to lower the antenna I would replace all the .049 wall with .058 and dampining rope . My .20 Wayne W3EA Sent from Mail<https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for Windows
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-11/msg00187.html (10,051 bytes)

376. Re: [TowerTalk] Weekend from hell (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 23:39:23 +0000
Ed, This assumption that you antenna caused interference is not an unsual phenominum. I had an instance where a neighbor on the next road over came to our home claiming the antennas 9 Yagi antennas o
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-11/msg00212.html (11,259 bytes)

377. Re: [TowerTalk] rope strength (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2019 17:52:52 +0000
Cant speak for every gin pole pully the Rohn 25/45/55 pully is a 2 aluminum rolling on a through rod in its aluminum cast housing. I also use a IIX gin pole. I use it for 55/65(10 ft sections) and AB
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-12/msg00009.html (8,905 bytes)

378. Re: [TowerTalk] Orion 2800 Rotator Cable Replacement (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 21:01:28 +0000
I have found that exposed THHN will loose its clear layer after a few years exposed, BUT the vinyl coating stayed in tact for some time. At my Old QTH my PropPitch rotors were feed with THHN I then a
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-12/msg00057.html (10,902 bytes)

379. Re: [TowerTalk] 45G and guys (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 17:58:39 +0000
Ignacy, According to the BIBLE (Rohn) product catalog @ 100 ft. of R45- Zone B 40FSF = three layers of 1/4 EHS. = 6650 lb tensial strength So IMO PhillyStran HTPG 6700 should be used for all three le
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-12/msg00097.html (12,603 bytes)

380. Re: [TowerTalk] Lift Mast to Replace Rotator (score: 1)
Author: Wayne Kline <w3ea@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2019 00:30:01 +0000
John, As suggested a small piece of angle iron I mad mine out of aluminum angle and drilled it for numerious tower legs You only need to raise the mast to remove the rotor Wayne ,W3EA Sent from Mai
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-12/msg00155.html (11,400 bytes)


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