[TowerTalk] Small Rotator
KY5G at montac.com
Mon Jul 30 09:43:18 EDT 2018
Also, the AlphaSpid RAK and Big RAK allow you to put the rotator pretty
much wherever you want in the tower, generally the lower the better.
Additionally, instead of the pin base plate, you can run another section
out of the bottom of the RAK/Big RAK and then terminate the mast at a
base plate somewhere further down the mast thus transferring all the
torque to a point much lower in the tower.
But even as I type this, I think I remember this being a crank down
tower situation.... If so....
Disregard and apologize for the tangent. <smile>
Clay Autery, KY5G
On 30-Jul-18 08:32, Thomas Hybiske wrote:
> The small Alfa Spid rotator, the RAK, is smaller in diameter than the bell
> shaper rotators. But as was mentioned, the motor will stick outside the
> tower. Now, the Alpha Spid has a tube mount and requires a pin base to sit
> on. A heavy galvanized pin mount is available that is drilled to bolt to
> Rohn AS25G shelf. The mast tube is heavy duty and features 8 bolt
> Tom Hybiske, K3GM
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