AB7E Tower Project
is the site for the new tower. The steeply sloping terrain on my
lot, which makes for some very nice antenna elevation patterns toward
Europe, tends to complicate any of my construction projects.
The HD-70 tower was shipped
from AN Wireless unassembled on two pallets. Here you can see
both the tower and the 700 feet of rebar I cut and formed for the
A neighbor of mine owns a large local landscaping company and offered
to dig the hole for me, so I asked him to also dig a portion of the
trench that will contain the feedline and control cables. You
might think that a 24 inch bucket on a backhoe is overkill for a simple
trench, but wait 'til you see the rocks ...
... see what I mean.
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