[TowerTalk] Attaching junction box to tower?

Jim Heath jimheath@foothill.net
Wed, 11 Nov 1998 08:54:11 -0800

>Hi Barry,
>If you are going to attach it to a tower, think again. If it is anywhere
>near the tower the antenna will pick up a lot of re-radiated signal from
>the tower, feedlines, etc.
>Attach the box to a small wood or metal pole, and keep that pole at least
>100 feet and preferably more away from your tower or any other antennas.
My boxes are attached to both towers with no problem after almost 17 years
of operation.  If there were problems, I would add a choke to the control
cables using a core.

73, Jim KB6SX

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