Category Archives: Tower

Antenna works : the results

–>> TOWER 11m steel cranck up + 3m fyber poles –Full size deltaloop 40m –Full size deltaloop 30m –Kelemen dipole 30m-40m-80m   –>> TOWER 11m aluminium cranck up + rotor Yaesu G-650C –G3TXQ HEXbeam 6m to 20m –Diamond X30 VHF/UHF –Tonna 9el … Continue reading

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I have a “HEX” !

Today, with lots of help from ON7YZ, my new HEXbeam is mounted on the tower … with a small owl as guard … SWR is amazing good on all bands except on 12 meters … but I can tune it … Continue reading

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My “HEX” arrived !

My new toy arrived yesterday : a genuine HEXbeam from G3TXQ, professionally made and packed by MW0JZE. Thank you Ant for the good service ! The HEX was immediately inspected by my second operator. If the weather permits the HEX … Continue reading

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Preparations for 12m cranck up tower and antennas part 5

Today my good friend ON7YZ mounted the VHF & UHF groundplane in the top of the tower. Also the rotor (Yeasu G-650C) is mounted … The Hexbeam will be shipped on monday … I hope we can mount it on … Continue reading

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Preparations for 12m cranck up tower and antennas part 4

Step by step I’m coming closer to a decent antenna system. Today the VHF and UHF groundplanes are made ready to mount on the tower. Both covered with nylon ropes to avoid bird-shit. On saturday some friends will help to … Continue reading

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Preparations for 12m cranck up tower part 3

Today, again with a little help of my friends, the cranck up tower is erected. 12 meter high but still without antenna … waiting for the Hexbeam to be delivered next week … ©2014 ON4VT

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Preparations for 12m cranck up tower part 2

Today we are again one step closer to a real tower in the garden  … the base for the cranck up tower is fixed on the concrete today … Some extra screw bolts are mounted in chemical anchor and this … Continue reading

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