Tower Up to 57 feet!

The Rohn 25 VHF/UHF tower has been sitting at 37 feet for a while as I build the station up. My Son had a chance to come out and help get it to the 57′ mark this weekend. So now with the hazer and the 24′ two inch mast the 1296 yagi should be sitting at the 80 foot mark with each band dropping down a little more till the 6 Meter yagi at bottom. When done I should be on 5 bands and ready for June 2019 VHF Contest…. I hope........

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Rohn 25G Tower Haul

After posting an add in the Facebook For Sale groups offering to haul off old TV/Radio tower for FREE!. Well I got no FREE offers but I did get over 200 feet for $100 total cost. This included 60 feet of Rohn 20G I plan to use for VHF Loops on a 15 foot mast as the wind load will be low and require no guying at 30 feet. The rest is 25G and after going through it all I can get 70-90 feet out of the 150 feet I was given.......

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