[TowerTalk] Tower regulatory climate in Fort Collins - Loveland, CO area

Richards jruing at ameritech.net
Sun Jul 20 00:15:21 EDT 2008

Good advice, Martin.  Well said.

Happy trails and 73.    ----  Richards - K8JHR ----

Martin, AA6E wrote:
> If it's a question of law, I'd consult a lawyer.  If it's about buying
> and selling, a realtor.  (Keeping in mind that realtors by default are
> working for the *seller* and their income depends on making sales
> quickly and at a high price!)
> Ham radio antennas are a special thing.  Most lawyers and realtors
> won't know anything about those issues.  A lawyer can do research, but
> you will pay him/her to learn on the job.  So, by all means read all
> the serious ham antenna/legal resources you can find like K1VR's.
> You can help with the research and carefully read any deed
> restrictions, but you may need help to interpret them.
> What a good local lawyer will know (and some realtors, too) is the
> local political environment.  How to work the local Zoning Commission,
> which wheels need to be greased, if you need a variance, etc.  If
> you're new to a community, you need that kind of advice.  Relying on a
> mailing list or even the advice of other local hams may only be worth
> what you pay for it.
> 73 Martin AA6E
> _______________________________________________

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