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RE: Cross boom question

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> Behalf Of Tony/AB2CJ
> Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 1999 10:04 PM
> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Cross boom question
> Greetings all
> Whats the best  nonmetallic cross-boom material to use for satellite
> antenna elevation rotors?   I've used a 10 foot PVC pipe reinforced by
> a wooded pole in the center for years....  it works, but it 
> isn't as solid 
> as it should be.
> Any suggestions??  
> Please reply direct

No... I (and others I am sure) can always learn from something
like this.  I will be needing a X-boom myself in the next several
months.  Sources and ideas are always welcome.

Vy73,  Mike.   KD9KC    MARS: AAV6EV
kd9kc@elp.rr.com  -  kd9kc@amsat.org
Home page: http://www.qsl.net/kd9kc/
The farthest WEST ham in West Texas.
Its so dry in El Paso that cows
are giving evaporated milk !!! 

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