[sarcmembers] Re: Portable tower maintance...

  • From: John Velasquez <hotelmike127@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: sarcmembers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2009 16:51:05 -0700 (PDT)

Avery always good to hear from you please remove me from your email list i will 
be returning to the group again. How ever I do value your friendship keep in 

John Velasquez

--- On Sun, 7/26/09, Avery Wright KD4GBA <kd4gba@xxxxxxx> wrote:

From: Avery Wright KD4GBA <kd4gba@xxxxxxx>
Subject: [sarcmembers] Re: Portable tower maintance...
To: sarcmembers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Sunday, July 26, 2009, 10:47 AM

Sorry for the tardiness of this message….. this was sent around July 21 and I 
released it but apparently it didn’t go so here it is again.   
john,  is there a 6 meter antenna hooked to the ft-736?   i was at the st= 
ation sunday just to have a look around.  the 736 was on 6 meters as if s= 
omeone was using it.  i walked outside and could not see a 6 meter antenn= a.  
am i missing something?  was it on the portable tower which is sittin= 
g by the front door?   so i went to 2 meters and verified the station was= 
 still working. 
regards,  george bernard  w6nre 
-----Original Message----- 
From: John Maetta 
Sent: Monday, July 20, 2009 6:32 PM 
To: sarcmembers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
Subject: [sarcmembers] Portable tower maintance... 
This past Saturday, I lowered the portable tower to its horizontal positi= on.  
Please be aware of your surroundings when you are out at the club, t= he 
antenna elements are at eye level a could pose a hazard. 
The plan is to remove the warped horizontal 144MHz support masts and repl= ace 
them with some fiberglass tubes.  These ultra-strong tubes have been = 
graciously provided by Bob, W6RFH.=20 Thank you Bob. 
Another modification is to install a video camera on the EME antenna mast=  
support to provide a video source to help track the moon from the confin= es of 
the SARC radio room. Hopefully, this eliminate the need to run outd= oors to 
adjust the azimuth and elevation.=20 


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