[TowerTalk] Remote Ham Radio (and hard work)
dickw1ksz at gmail.com
Mon Aug 5 01:50:11 EDT 2013
An 89' tower only 14' from the property line !!
He must have very accomodating neighbors.
I had a W-51 with a PRO-57A and 402BA, along with
a modified Hy-Tower for 80. Did pretty well with that
setup. All on a 100' X 100' lot.
73, Dick, W1KSZ
On Sun, Aug 4, 2013 at 8:15 PM, Jim Thomson <jim.thom at telus.net> wrote:
> Date: Sun, 04 Aug 2013 14:40:04 -0400
> From: K8RI <K8RI-on-TowerTalk at tm.net>
> To: towertalk at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Remote Ham Radio (and hard work)
> On 8/4/2013 2:12 PM, Gary and Arlene Johnson wrote:
> > For I would guess "most" Hams the following is their Goal Station -
> > their radio nivana: "he only had a 60' 25G with a tribander and wire
> > antennas."
> I would agree and to think he "made the top" against all those monster
> stations <:-))
> Roger (K8RI)
> ## Roger, here is how you rotate on 80-10m..from a tiny city lot.
> http://www.qsl.net/ve6wz/index.html His UST HDX-589
> is only 14 foot away from his property line ! Hence limiting
> the boom of the 2 el 80m yagi to 28 ft. Tower is shunt fed on 160m.
> I heard Steve, VE6WZ working europeans on 80m SSB like a machine
> gun one night..just amazing. His 2 el 40m yagi is on the same boom as the
> 80m array. Cushcraft XM-240.. He tossed the 40m boom, and replaced
> the 12 ga magnet wire coils with .187 inch hb AL coils.
> ## Superb setup..and only one tower.
> Check it out.
> Jim VE7RF
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