[TowerTalk] Motorizing a TX-472
drboz at pacbell.net
Mon Aug 2 18:59:56 EDT 2004
The KI7NF article appears in the ARRL Antenna Compendium - Volume 6.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Playford" <w8aef at worldnet.att.net>
To: <N8DCJ at YAHOO.COM>; <towertalk at contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, August 02, 2004 2:32 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Motorizing a TX-472
> KI7NF wrote an article "Motorizing Your Crank-up Tower Isn't Difficult"
> which appears to be exactly what you want.
> Sorry, I do not know which magazine it was published in or the year (maybe
> 1997). All I have is it starts on page 151.
> Perhaps a google search will lead to where the info may be found on the
> The .TIF files come to a little over 4 Mb and if necessary I can email
> to you as attachments.
> de Paul, W8AEF
> The .TIF images come to about 4Mb so
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dan Bookwalter" <n8dcj at yahoo.com>
> To: <towertalk at contesting.com>
> Sent: Monday, August 02, 2004 12:01 AM
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Motorizing a TX-472
> > Ok.... i just hand cranked my TX-472 up, its 80F and
> > 60% humidity and am now soaking wet... i am also a
> > little overweight , lazy and short on cash . so whats
> > the most economical way to motorize this thing... i
> > have access to a 1HP motor , maybe even one a little
> > bigger.
> > Any Ideas ??
> > Dan N8DCJ
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