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Re: [TowerTalk] permit

To: "'TowerTalk Reflector'" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] permit
From: "Jeff Griffin" <>
Reply-to: Jeff Griffin <>
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2004 06:15:24 -0500
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 I had a friend that put up a tower without a permit in a residential area.
His neighbor then complained. He ended up in court with the township and had
to hire a lawyer. He was lucky all he had to do was to take the tower down
and move it to a new location that met 'standards' about 12 feet from where
it first was! If I had a neighbor within a 1/4 mile I would get some kind of

73 Jeff kb2m

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom Horton" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 10:21 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] permit

> Noel,
>   So far in 47 years of hamming and antennas, towers,
> I have never had to get a permit to install a tower.
> It's a whole lot easier to get forgiveness than it is permission.
> BTW...I am moving and gonna be putting up a tower at the new location.
> I talked to the city planner before I signed the offer!
> Good luck.
> Tom K5IID
> "E"  Sorter for the ARRL W5 QSL Bureau
> Williamstown, WV


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