[TowerTalk] Recommendation for mast on bottom mount rotator
garyschafer at comcast.net
Tue Sep 19 22:50:01 EDT 2006
> > Remember this mast has to do basically what the top mast does. It is
> long torsion bar.
> That and with a thrust bearing at the top the tower will end up
> all the extra weight of the masting.
> Umm, I'll go with the long torsion bar. BTW, mounting antennas
> alternately up a mast goes a long ways to minimizing torque since they'll
> each other out. (Article in QEX or QST by Dick Weber, K5IU, PE.)
> Steve K7LXC
> TOWER TECH
What do you mean by "mounting antennas alternately up a mast"? Pointing them
at 90 degrees to each other?
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