[TowerTalk] Ridding Birds from the Tower

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Thu Nov 21 00:34:47 EST 2013

On 11/20/13 3:16 PM, GEO Badger wrote:
> I worked in marine research for a number or years and we used a
> stainless steel spike system along the surfaces we didn't want any
> birds to land.
> http://www.birdbgone.com/?gclid=CPLO6sm99LoCFclQOgodH3UA1g
> Now, that would not be a good thing for our antennas, nor was it good
> for areas we had to put our hands and/or feet. I started using tie
> wraps with the tail sticking up. That kept the birds at bay and we
> didn't get injured any longer. Plus, it's not metallic so there are
> no RF detuning concerns

They make a UV resistant plastic version of this.  I've seen them
installed on railings and such.

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