[TowerTalk] My Digging "the Hole" story
jd_hudson at comcast.net
Mon Sep 15 22:02:30 EDT 2008
When in qso and when the talk moves to antenna restrictions I always tell
people that I live across from a secluded neighborhood with 400-500
residents that never complain...and if they do, I'M MOVING!!!!!!!
Wish I had cemeteries on all 4 sides, best neighbors.
From: Kirb Nesbitt [mailto:k.nesbitt at shaw.ca]
Sent: Monday, September 15, 2008 7:43 PM
To: John Hudson
Cc: towertalk at contesting.com
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] My Digging "the Hole" story
at least your neighbors won't complain too much about the TVI, however
if they do, I definitely would NOT answer the door.
Good luck with the build.
Kirb - VE6IV
John Hudson wrote:
> On several occasions the question comes up about how or who to get to the
> dig the whole for tower base. Well I made the comment a few weeks ago that
> was digging a base for a TX-455 and I was going to use a gas powered post
> hole digger and "punch" holes in the ground then dig by hand. I don't mind
> doing things like that ..but.. someone said they got a grave digger to do
> his dirt work since they dig pretty straight and have experience in
> the walls from collapsing. I just happen to live across the street from a
> cemetery and just happen to see a guy digging a grave today and I got him
> dig my hole for $45. now I'll tell you up front, I ain't a smart man but I
> know when to pull out the green stamps.
> Just wanted to pass this along
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