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41. Re: [TowerTalk] Repetition (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 04:00:05 -0000
FWIW I've been rotating a 4-El SteppIR at 100ft with a G-800DXA for about 18 months with no problems. This includes the fall and early winter of 2003 when we had some of the worst wind conditions I'v
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-01/msg00880.html (11,459 bytes)

42. Re: [TowerTalk] PL-259 Soldering temperature (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2005 00:45:34 -0000
To All - I've used a Weller Catalog No. WPA2 "Pyropen" successfully for years. I don't solder outside unless absolutely necessary, but this iron has done the job for me on PL-259's and smaller jobs.
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-01/msg01131.html (10,611 bytes)

43. Re: [TowerTalk] Tower Rust Repair (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2005 23:47:46 -0000
John - Myself and another local friend used Rust Bullet for the first time last year and so far we are very happy with it. Bring several sets of disposable gloves and full body painter's coveralls, h
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-01/msg01294.html (9,120 bytes)

44. Re: [TowerTalk] Slipp-Not Clamp for rotors (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 12:31:55 -0000
To each his own, but I've been pinning my masts to my rotators (Hy-Gain and Yaesu) for 30 years and never experienced a rotator failure. And, of course, I've never had to worry about antennas slippin
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-02/msg00049.html (12,088 bytes)

45. [TowerTalk] Re: [Force 12 Talk] C-3 Stacking (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2005 01:46:20 -0000
VERY interesting. With all respect to the writer, I'd like to hear other opinions on this one, i.e., the coil baluns should be treated a zero length. -- Original Message -- From: "Keith Dutson" <kjdu
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-02/msg00078.html (9,524 bytes)

46. [TowerTalk] Fw: Antenna installation (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2005 19:35:13 -0000
Gene - Don't worry, questions are always good. The drain holes are supposed to be on the bottom - at all times. That's the only way they can drain. 73, Bob - W3YY ____________________________________
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-02/msg00626.html (8,749 bytes)

47. [TowerTalk] Fw: Text Messaging VS CW Results - Jay Leno Show (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Sun, 15 May 2005 00:46:57 -0000
_______________________________________________ See: for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any quest
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-05/msg00379.html (13,632 bytes)

48. Re: [TowerTalk] MonstIR Beam At Dayton Hamfest (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 02:36:14 -0000
Rick - I will send you one and also post it on my web site later tonight. 73, Bob - W3YY _______________________________________________ See: for "Self Supporti
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-06/msg00482.html (9,052 bytes)

49. Re: [TowerTalk] [BULK] - Polygon Cable (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2005 22:32:41 -0000
It's Polyrod, not Polygon, but I don't have the link. You probably can Google it. 73, Bob- W3YY _______________________________________________ See: for "Self Supporting Tow
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-07/msg00578.html (9,690 bytes)

50. Re: [TowerTalk] The Basics (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2005 22:45:08 -0000
Ward - Amen to your comment below! I've seen this result of this in the workplace, but have never been able to quite express the cause as well as you have. -- Ward N0AX: Today, I see a fundamental la
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-07/msg00580.html (7,811 bytes)

51. Re: [TowerTalk] Dealing with Insurance Dweebs (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2005 21:32:49 -0000
Dave - I understand your frustration and, yes, insurance adjusters are not usually familiar with ham radio. But I can tell you if you go into this with the attitude that the insurance guy is a jerk a
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-08/msg00536.html (13,471 bytes)

52. Re: [TowerTalk] FW: Yaesu rotator problem (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2005 09:48:46 -0000
Gedas - Maybe your particular rotator is defective and should be returned. Did you do the indoor performance and check and alignment procedure (page 8 of the manual) before installing? Make sure the
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-10/msg00719.html (13,994 bytes)

53. Re: [TowerTalk] Yanking out ground rods (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2005 22:58:37 -0000
Tom - If you have to remove them for some reason, I'd recommend the old-fashioned car jack mentioned in another reply. You might, however, just consider driving the existing ground rods into the grou
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-11/msg00408.html (9,112 bytes)

54. Re: [TowerTalk] Rotator Bearing Race Grease/Lubricant (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2005 23:24:00 -0000
Scott I use Lithium grease. Will not freeze or become liquid at high temperatures. Have successfully used it in my thrust bearings for years. I'm sure there are other good products that other might r
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-11/msg00409.html (9,233 bytes)

55. Re: [TowerTalk] Crimp on PL259 (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 04:17:26 -0000
To All - There are actually two manufacturers of the the type of connector described. I agree, they seem to be the best kept secrets in ham radio, although I have mentioned them from time to time on
/archives//html/Towertalk/2006-03/msg00193.html (9,566 bytes)

56. Re: [TowerTalk] Dayton Force12 Deals (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 17:59:39 -0000
All - I got a discount on a Force 12 Magnum 240N I purchased from Tom last year at Dayton. In the absence of prior information, I'd suggest just asking about any discounts when you see him at Dayton.
/archives//html/Towertalk/2006-04/msg00550.html (7,675 bytes)

57. Re: [TowerTalk] Painting Rohn 45 (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 00:07:53 -0000
Tony - I applied Rust Bullet here a couple of years ago to my 120ft Rohn 45G tower. So far it seems to be doing the job and it looks like a good product. If you do the job on the tower, purchase some
/archives//html/Towertalk/2006-05/msg00471.html (9,522 bytes)

58. [TowerTalk] Operating Yaesu Rotators without Control Box (score: 1)
Author: <>
Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2006 15:50:31 -0400
I have both a G-2800DXA and G-1000DXA rotator at my station. The control boxes for both were damaged in a recent lightning strike and are back at the factory for repair. Can I still rotate the antenn
/archives//html/Towertalk/2006-06/msg00161.html (6,711 bytes)

59. Re: [TowerTalk] Fall Arrest Lanyard (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2006 21:48:16 -0000
Neil - Not sure what you mean. He hangs from his lanyard? He wraps it around the tower? Any details? Generally, this doesn't sound like the proper use of a fall arrest lanyard. Bob __________________
/archives//html/Towertalk/2006-06/msg00197.html (7,506 bytes)

60. Re: [TowerTalk] Arc During Lightning Storm (score: 1)
Author: "W3YY" <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 23:58:04 -0000
At my QTH, Dave's response arrived before the original post to which he was replying. Maybe ESP? Bob - W3YY _______________________________________________ ___________________________________________
/archives//html/Towertalk/2006-06/msg00551.html (10,333 bytes)

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