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121. Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn 45 (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 22:03:06 -0500
Good idea. I've also used a couple of pieces of 3/8" to 1/2" threaded rod with a female threaded coupler. You can use this to spread tower legs or bring them closer with the something to grab the tow
/archives//html/Towertalk/2013-07/msg00493.html (9,405 bytes)

122. Re: [TowerTalk] FIRST TOWER & 2ND FLOOR SHACK --HELP (score: 1)
Author: <>
Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2013 12:20:40 -0400
Likewise here. 2nd floor shack without special grounding. Bob W3YY _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ TowerTalk mailing list TowerTalk@con
/archives//html/Towertalk/2013-08/msg00192.html (9,857 bytes)

123. Re: [TowerTalk] Crimp Sleeves (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2013 21:03:30 -0500
Wilson - I'm assuming you mean the Nicopress sleeves? I've used both, but zinc plated makes sense if you're using zinc plated guy wire. If you use the Nicopress sleeves make sure you have the proper
/archives//html/Towertalk/2013-09/msg00318.html (7,579 bytes)

124. Re: [TowerTalk] Question on Antenna Manufacturers (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 17:37:37 -0500
M2 KT-36X. Been looking at buying some new antennas and momentarily had thoughts of the old KT-34XA. I'm curious if there is a contemporary version (but non-KL
/archives//html/Towertalk/2013-10/msg00432.html (11,566 bytes)

125. Re: [TowerTalk] Looking for..... (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2013 13:14:40 -0500
Might find a brake wench at Midas muffler, but usually the brake jobs are done by guys. --Original Message-- From: TowerTalk [] On Behalf Of Robert Morris Sent:
/archives//html/Towertalk/2013-11/msg00138.html (7,940 bytes)

126. Re: [TowerTalk] guy wire ? (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 11:28:19 -0500
Judging from this question, make sure you have knowledgeable help with the rest of the installation. I am going to use a crane to lift a 60' Rohn 25 tower. I am using 2 sets of guy wires. 1 set at 28
/archives//html/Towertalk/2013-11/msg00331.html (8,171 bytes)

127. Re: [TowerTalk] Looking for M/F 8 pin connectors for rotor (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2014 16:10:20 -0500
That's what I use here, but bought mine long ago. I do see them on ebay - 73, Bob - W3YY Need m/f 8 pin rotor cable connectors. Similiar to Cinch/Jon
/archives//html/Towertalk/2014-01/msg00266.html (9,163 bytes)

128. Re: [TowerTalk] hosting a commercial service on my tower (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:23:59 -0500
I think the compensation they offered to rent space on your tower is ridiculously low. My other thought is if you can afford a tower and antenna installation like you have, why is $3,500 and $50/mont
/archives//html/Towertalk/2014-01/msg00309.html (10,797 bytes)

129. Re: [TowerTalk] Recommendations for Purchasing a short 2 Element 40 Meter Beam (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:41:25 -0500
I haven't seen anyone mention the Force 12 Magnum 240N. I have one and it's been great. Covers the whole 40-meter band with good SWR and gain. It's good enough to have given me a 1st place USA finish
/archives//html/Towertalk/2014-07/msg00283.html (9,257 bytes)

130. Re: [TowerTalk] Tower Climbing Boots (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:28:13 -0500
Don - I have both a 100ft Rohn 25 and a 120ft Rohn 45 tower. I know what you mean about the Rohn 25 - not a whole lot of space for feet! What worked for me was
/archives//html/Towertalk/2014-08/msg00176.html (11,280 bytes)

131. [TowerTalk] FW: Tower Climbing Boots (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:41:59 -0500
Previous post had a CR/LF break in the hyperlink - I reformatted and am resending (see revised content below). BTW, I originally bought these through Red Wing shoes, so I too can recommend Red Wing,
/archives//html/Towertalk/2014-08/msg00177.html (12,235 bytes)

132. [TowerTalk] Test of Long Hyperlink (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:55:41 -0500
Just trying to find out why the long hyperlink I've been trying to send in a recent post is having a CR/LF break inserted in it after I send it. Beginning of link
/archives//html/Towertalk/2014-08/msg00180.html (6,868 bytes)

133. [TowerTalk] Another Test of Long Hyperlink (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2014 00:41:11 -0500
Begin hyperlink n-green-7150-07150 End hyperlink All text between "Begin hyperlink" and "End hyperlink" Should be on one l
/archives//html/Towertalk/2014-08/msg00188.html (7,155 bytes)

134. [TowerTalk] Last test (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2014 00:47:22 -0500
Test < wn-green-7150-07150> End Test Last test - won't bother everyone again. Sorry. _______________________________________
/archives//html/Towertalk/2014-08/msg00189.html (6,478 bytes)

135. [TowerTalk] Trailer Hitch Electrical Connectors for Rotator Cable (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:27:22 -0500
Does anyone have any recommendations for trailer hitch electrical connectors that work well as rotator control cable connectors? I would like to have at least 5 conductors in the connector, if possib
/archives//html/Towertalk/2014-08/msg00340.html (7,717 bytes)

136. Re: [TowerTalk] Trailer Hitch Electrical Connectors for Rotator Cable (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:16:44 -0500
Thanks to all those who offered suggestions. In my case, I want connectors that don't have wires already attached. I don't want to have to butt splice my existing rotator cable wires to wires coming
/archives//html/Towertalk/2014-08/msg00350.html (9,267 bytes)

137. Re: [TowerTalk] short survey (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:02:53 -0400
Age 70 here and have recently climbed both my 100ft and 120ft towers a number of times in the last month doing lots of antenna and rotator work. Recently losing 30 lbs and getting physically fit agai
/archives//html/Towertalk/2014-08/msg00479.html (9,068 bytes)

138. Re: [TowerTalk] Sad day - W9ZUC tower accident (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:48:54 -0400
Sorry, but in my opinion, if you're doing a lot of free-climbing you SHOULD NOT be climbing at all. If at all possible, I believe one should always have at least one attachment to the tower. When cli
/archives//html/Towertalk/2014-09/msg00254.html (11,170 bytes)

139. Re: [TowerTalk] Sad day - W9ZUC tower accident (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:42:24 -0400
Doug - Anybody can free climb. Nothing special or macho about that. But it's not the safe approach. It's like saying "I've been texting while driving and have never gotten into an accident"! Ironical
/archives//html/Towertalk/2014-09/msg00326.html (10,104 bytes)

140. Re: [TowerTalk] Rotor cable / Steppir cable connectors (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2014 21:07:06 -0500
Bill - I too have used connectors to provide quick disconnect points for my rotors at the top of tower. The thought was I could either carry a controller up to the rotator and plug it in for trouble-
/archives//html/Towertalk/2014-11/msg00090.html (9,717 bytes)

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