w8ji at contesting.com
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
> 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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