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1. [TowerTalk] Early Cushcraft X7 (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 14:33:43 -0500
First time post here, hope the protocol is aok. I purchased a Cushcraft X7 within about a year of when they were first introduced. That was maybe 4-5 years ago I am guessing, maybe more/less. The ant
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-05/msg00344.html (7,481 bytes)

2. [TowerTalk] Antenna Interaction? (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 20:08:28 -0500
Hello everyone, a quick question. I am getting close to putting together the CC X7. It will be going up at 70' on a self supporting tower. Due to limited mast space I was going to put a CC shortened
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-05/msg00498.html (6,858 bytes)

3. [TowerTalk] Putting the HAM-IV back together (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 19:16:29 -0500
Hi everyone. I have found that my HAM-IV is in need of repair. Before I send it off I thought I would at least open it up to have a look. It seems to turn in one direction only and trying another con
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-05/msg00769.html (7,588 bytes)

4. [TowerTalk] HAM-IV Info (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 22:00:26 -0500
Thanks a bunch to Kevin, Brad and Carl. All the info I need to take a crack at it. And, in case it's more than I can chew, a place to send it for repair. My sincere thanks again. Gedas, W8BYA e-mail
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-05/msg00776.html (7,122 bytes)

5. [TowerTalk] A word about my X7 (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 22:31:57 -0500
I wanted to pass along some info to those with or thinking about getting the CC X7. Last weekend I started putting mine together and after a couple days work the entire antenna was assembled and inst
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-05/msg00779.html (7,620 bytes)

6. [TowerTalk] Universal Tower query (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2005 18:09:55 -0500
Barry, I currently operate 3 Universal towers. One 80', one 70' and one 50' First of all, don't ever, ever, repeat, ever try to "walk-up" a tower like the instructions indicate. Many years ago when I
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-06/msg00080.html (8,749 bytes)

7. [TowerTalk] Using 75 Ohm Hardline (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2005 20:29:01 -0500
Hi everyone. I was wondering if someone could recommend an easy and elegant method that would allow me to use a bunch of 7/8" 75 ohm hardline I have. My antennas on 2 of 3 towers require over 270' ru
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-06/msg00108.html (7,031 bytes)

8. Re: [TowerTalk] Using 75 Ohm Hardline (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2005 09:19:08 -0500
Wow, what great responses from so many on and off-line. Thank you all those who helped think this through. As I mentioned in the original post, I have been using the cable for VHF/UHF for some time a
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-06/msg00122.html (12,619 bytes)

9. Re: [TowerTalk] Copper pipe for ground rods? (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2005 09:17:02 -0500
What is interesting to me are all the different opinions on one method vs. another. All I can do is add yet another opinion. I live in NE Indiana where the soil is nothing but solid, hard stinkin cla
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-06/msg00290.html (18,161 bytes)

10. Re: [TowerTalk] gnd rod extraction--coda (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2005 19:54:44 -0500
It may not be possible for you to try this, but, here I have tightened down a clamp or two near the bottom of the rod and used the bucket of my small loader to gently pop them out of the ground. Had
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-06/msg00326.html (8,938 bytes)

11. Re: [TowerTalk] elevated verticals....radial config. (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2005 20:03:42 -0500
Very interesting discussion. Over the years I have had a R7 and R8 at various heights from 10' to 90'. With them above 40' I always had them DC grounded to the mast which was grounded to the tower wh
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-06/msg00353.html (12,379 bytes)

12. [TowerTalk] Speaking of the HP-8405A Vector voltmeter... (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 20:18:13 -0500
I have enjoyed reading this thread, and then, it got even more interesting for me when I saw the ole HP voltmeter mentioned. I have one of these, with the manual in FB shape as of about 1 year ago. T
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-07/msg00353.html (11,960 bytes)

13. Re: [TowerTalk] BIG 80m antenna (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Jul 2005 12:14:08 -0500
Just FYI....This morning I was able to look around at all the different pages and links without trouble or delay. online image gallery at http://gedas.cc e-mail address at w8bya@w8bya.com web page at
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-07/msg00386.html (11,420 bytes)

14. [TowerTalk] Sparky Pays a Visit (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2005 20:12:31 -0500
Hi everyone. I wanted to share with you a lightning strike incident which occurred to me last week Tue afternoon. I thought I had done a pretty good job protecting against lightning so this came as q
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-08/msg00011.html (11,082 bytes)

15. [TowerTalk] 40m Elevated Radials ? (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2005 19:39:31 -0500
It is time for me to install some phased verticals for 40m. Many years ago I had a full sized pair separated 1/4-wave, each over 25 1/4-wave buried radials using a home brew continuously tunable phas
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-08/msg00367.html (9,249 bytes)

16. [TowerTalk] 40M Elevated Radials? (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2005 17:53:59 -0500
Please excuse this post if you have seen it already. I sent it out and never saw it posted so I guess it never made it to the group. It is time for me to install some phased verticals for 40m. Many y
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-08/msg00391.html (8,166 bytes)

17. [TowerTalk] Cushcraft XM240 Poor Connections (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2005 20:59:37 -0500
I just wanted to pass along my recent experience with a brand new XM240. This antenna was a replacement for a 402CD that was destroyed in some strong winds a couple years ago. Before I purchased the
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-09/msg00219.html (10,011 bytes)

18. Re: [TowerTalk] Source for Radial Wire...was Elevated vertical (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2005 10:54:58 -0500
This thread was perfect timing for me as I was waiting for some cooler wx before starting my vertical project. I still am undecided whether to go elevated or not. In case I do go ground mounted, does
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-10/msg00271.html (13,862 bytes)

19. Re: [TowerTalk] FW: Yaesu rotator problem (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2005 22:43:01 -0500
I just put a brand new G-1000DXA on-line and am so mad at myself for letting the manager at HRO talk me into this thing and not the tail-twister I was going to get. He said it was higher rated for wi
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-10/msg00716.html (12,442 bytes)

20. Re: [TowerTalk] FW: Yaesu rotator problem (score: 1)
Author: "Gedas" <w8bya@mchsi.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2005 06:50:40 -0500
Actually you need to be careful, mine uses all 6 wires, the 7th is not used on the schematic. BTW, the antenna is a single CC XM-240. Gedas online image gallery at http://gedas.cc e-mail address at w
/archives//html/Towertalk/2005-10/msg00723.html (15,366 bytes)


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