Topband: Beverages

Tom Rauch w8ji at
Fri Feb 23 08:28:12 EST 2007

> My Beverages all go through thick woods. I use bright 
> orange surveyors'
> tape and a hand-bearing marine compass to mark the route 
> before
> stringing the wire. The tape is placed around trees every 
> 50 feet or
> less and it is easy to keep the line is straight. The 
> surveyors' tape is
> available from most home-supply stores in the U.S. This 
> stuff even shows
> up when there is snow on the ground.

That's exactly the same thing I do.

I use a good compass and orange surveyors' tape. It's very 
easy to see it through gaps in the brush. 

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