[TowerTalk] Re: [Antennas] Towers and Airports.

Fred Hopengarten k1vr@juno.com
Thu, 16 Apr 1998 18:19:12 EDT

Fred Hopengarten  K1VR               781/259-0088
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Lincoln, MA 01773-5105
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On Thu, 16 Apr 1998 08:37:19 -0700 (PDT) Pat Barthelow <aa6eg@cv.tmx.com>
>  There are
>commercial control/monitoring systems which automatically monitor and
>notify of fault conditions of the light system, but my bet is that 
>such monitoring gear would substantially increase the cost of a tower 

K1VR:  I don't have the brochures in front of me, but I recall it as
$200-300 in equipment (sensor, autodialer, modem) and $1.10-1.25/day is
the added cost of automatic monitoring by a company in that business. All
this assumes that you've already got the lights and the power circuit in

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