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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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Preparations for 12m cranck up tower part 1

From my previous ham activities (1993-2003) there is still a massive antennabase of about 2m3 concrete in the garden. After lots of discussions with my XYL I got the permission to put up again a tower. I found a 2nd … Continue reading

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