[TowerTalk] Running coax outside to tower on cable tray

Roger White rwhitetexas at verizon.net
Mon Sep 8 17:38:17 EDT 2008

Many thanks to all for the various ways you have implemented the coax runs 
you have designed. I think I will look into a combination of what you all 
have done and pretty much solve my problem. I really thank everyone on the 
quick responses.

Roger W5RDW
Murphy, Texas

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Roger White" <rwhitetexas at verizon.net>
To: "towertalk" <towertalk at contesting.com>
Sent: Sunday, September 07, 2008 5:56 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Running coax outside to tower on cable tray

> My tower is about 30 feet from the shack in the garage. I am presently 
> running multiple coax and a rotator cable thru a 4 inch buried pipe to the 
> tower. I want to run some more cable (a CAT5 for now) and in the future 
> have easier access for future expansion, repair, etc. Has anyone used 
> outside a cable tray (possibly elevated) to run their coax, etc. to the 
> tower? I have a fence near the tower so I can run the coax to the fence 
> and then attach an elevated tray of sorts, so the elevated portion should 
> not be in the way as it goes to the garage (shack). I have seen cable 
> trays inside of buildings, but do not need something as wide as these, 
> just enough width to hold 4 to 5 coaxes and a few other cables.
> Roger W5RDW
> Murphy, Texas
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