Clayton Brantley via TenTec tentec at contesting.com
Wed Dec 31 15:20:32 EST 2014

Barry:  The next step is to add weight the end of the rope that goes thru the pulley to allow the tree to swayin the wind but yet keep the antenna from being pulled apart.  I used this when we lived in the mountains 
of east TN.  

Clayton N4EV
      From: Barry N1EU <barry.n1eu at gmail.com>
 To: k9yc at arrl.net; Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec at contesting.com> 
 Sent: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 12:59 PM
 Subject: Re: [TenTec] BUNGEE CORDS
On Wed, Dec 31, 2014 at 12:44 PM, Jim Brown <k9yc at audiosystemsgroup.com>

> The rope that goes over the branch is going to abrade and eventually break
> as the tree sways in the wind. Ask me how I know. :)  A better way is to
> form a continuous loop of the rope that goes over the limb, tie a pulley to
> it, and use a rope through that pulley to support the antenna. K2RD showed
> me that trick when he helped me rig my first high dipoles.
That's great advice!  (and Ira is a good friend of mine!)

73, Barry N1EU
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