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1. [TowerTalk] Intimidated by long coax run (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Sat Jun 14 13:30:33 2003
So maybe you experienced tower constructors know all about this stuff, but I am rebuilding my station at a new QTH and I have been quite worried about getting RF out to an antenna 500 feet from the h
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-06/msg00205.html (7,730 bytes)

2. [Towertalk] Off Topic:Computer networking in the shack (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2003 17:46:13 -0500
Please forgive the posting and cut me some slack this one time. The increased availability of broadband internet access is driving the growth of home computer networking and many hams are finding thi
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-01/msg00225.html (8,022 bytes)

3. [Towertalk] AN Wireless Tower (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2003 17:09:34 -0500
Today Dan Simmonds delivered a new AN Wireless tower to my house. I am very pleased with the purchase. Everything about the tower and the transaction exceeded my expectations. Dan was helpful during
/archives//html/Towertalk/2003-01/msg00344.html (6,922 bytes)

4. [Towertalk] A couple of book reviews (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2002 11:18:42 -0500
Wirebook IV, by our own Press Jones, N8UG Press has brought out a new edition of his book on coax, antenna wire, balanced line, grounding, and baluns. It is worth reading. One aspect that makes it va
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-12/msg00419.html (7,998 bytes)

5. [Towertalk] Antenna Advice (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2002 09:06:54 -0500
This combination (a Force 12 230/240 and a 5BA) appeals to me, too. I, also, am interested in the Force 12 230/240 and 5BA solution. Here are some back of the envelop calculations about what the yiel
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-12/msg00661.html (8,918 bytes)

6. [Towertalk] Pouring base of tower (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2002 19:47:56 -0500
I am planning the installation of a self-supporting tower. My contractor asked me a question to which I don't know the answer. Is there any reason why he cannot pour the base in two pours as long as
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-11/msg00000.html (7,012 bytes)

7. [Towertalk] Mounting multiple antennas on mast (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2002 17:43:54 -0500
I'm have not seen much discussion of an topic that worries me. I'm not certain I am using "best practices". How do most folks go about mounting multiple antennas on a mast? Here is my technique. Is t
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-11/msg00409.html (7,536 bytes)

8. [Towertalk] 40M 4 Sq vs. 2 el Yagi at 70 ft (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 20:59:51 -0400
K7LXC's recent comment about yagis vs. 4 square arrays got me thinking. Has someone done a careful comparison of these two antennas for 40 meters? I have relocated and have to build a new station and
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-10/msg00417.html (9,095 bytes)

9. [Towertalk] Toilet bowl cleaner and soldering (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2002 17:46:25 -0400
Fall rains have begun and so it is time to work on my antennas. But today I was trying to repair a Copperweld dipole that was so oxidized it would not solder. I wanted to remove the oxide without dam
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-09/msg00523.html (7,102 bytes)

10. [Towertalk] Gain wire antennas for 40M (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Sun, 07 Jul 2002 12:53:45 -0400
For us tribander at 50 feet folks: I would like to put up a unidirectional, horizontally polarized gain antenna to cover the US from here in W3 land. I had decided to build a two element array with b
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-07/msg00171.html (7,309 bytes)

11. [Towertalk] Re: MFJ 890 and beacon monitoring (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 20:35:18 -0400
I find monitoring the NCDXF beacons fascinating. Although I have enjoyed BeaconSee, I very much encourage you to investigate Beacon-Time Wizard and Active Beacon Wizard, both available at www.taborso
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-06/msg00211.html (8,031 bytes)

12. [Towertalk] dead grass (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2002 22:04:12 -0400
Finally, an issue to which a chemist can contribute! It is probably zinc leaching from the galvanizing. As the surface ages and as tiny spots of the steel are exposed, electrolytic action takes place
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-06/msg00504.html (7,120 bytes)

13. [Towertalk] Ground rods for Polyphaser clamps (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2002 11:07:44 -0400
I have bought rods labeled 5/8" from both a consumer source and a commercial distributor and they are actually 9/16". The Polyphaser clamps for copper strips won't tighten up on the small rod. Anyone
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-04/msg00787.html (7,769 bytes)

14. [Towertalk] Cable Loss Calculator (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2002 22:00:07 -0400
If you haven't tried it, go to and download Times Microwave's very nice free cable loss calculator. It has data for a large number of different cab
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-04/msg00887.html (6,511 bytes)

15. [Towertalk] Ground rods for Polyphaser clamps (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2002 19:54:59 -0400
This suggestion by K4OJ works very well. Thanks, Jim. I bought 1/2" (ID) copper pipe and cut a slot in a 2.5" piece with an inexpensive metal cutting abrasive blade on my table saw. (I find these bla
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-04/msg01177.html (13,135 bytes)

16. [Towertalk] Scotchkote, too thick, how to fix? (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 18:58:40 -0400
The solvent is a mixture of acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, and toluene. They would have evaporated at different rates so even if you had access to all three, you probably would not regenerate the orig
/archives//html/Towertalk/2002-04/msg01211.html (7,967 bytes)

17. [TowerTalk] Did we learn old wives' tales? (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2001 09:02:07 -0500
After reading quite complementary comments in ON4UN's latest edition of "Low Band DXing", I decided to investigate MFJ's model 1026 "Noise Canceling Signal Enhancer", a phase shifting circuit for rec
/archives//html/Towertalk/2001-11/msg00445.html (8,683 bytes)

18. [TowerTalk] Will-Burt dropping Tri-Com amateur tower line (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 20:35:05 -0400
In an email the sales manager for Will-Burt says they have a 54 ft. crankup and a 70 ft motorized tower in stock. After they are sold, the company is leaving the amateur market. Wes, WZ7I List Sponso
/archives//html/Towertalk/2001-09/msg00674.html (7,319 bytes)

19. [TowerTalk] Hy-Gain Hytower advertisement in QST (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2001 21:54:21 -0400
After seeing the advertisement for the reborn HyTower AV-HT in the August QST, I called the Company. They say they plan to begin manufacturing in six months. Sigh... Wes, WZ7I List Sponsored by AN Wi
/archives//html/Towertalk/2001-08/msg00223.html (7,068 bytes)

20. [TowerTalk] Re: Tribander and 40M beam; What a QTH!! (score: 1)
Author: (Wes Cosand)
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 18:42:00 -0400
Stu, the picture looks like you could work the world with a wet string! Looks absolutely lovely. Wes, WZ7I List Sponsored by AN Wireless: AN Wireless handles Rohn tower systems, Trylon Titan towers,
/archives//html/Towertalk/2001-08/msg00489.html (7,442 bytes)

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