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Re: Antenna Restrictions in Texas



DONT U JUST LOVE THIS COMUNISTIC DOO GOODER COUNTRY

>
> I am getting ready to relocate to Lewisville, TX and have run my head into
a
> brick wall on the height ordinances.  I for the life of me can't figure
this
> one out.  If I want to put a roof mounted structure up, it cannot exceed
15
> Feet off of the top of the roof.  The highest that a house can be built is
> 35 feet.  (2 and 1/2 stories.)  This would give you 50 feet to the top of
> the highest point of the antenna.  (From a fairness standpoint, I can
> understand this.  However, from a practical standpoint, where the hell am
I
> gonna find a 2.5 story home?)
>
> The other option I have is to put up a tower with a max height of 25 feet
to
> the top of the antenna.  Uhmm..  Yeah.. Sure..
>
> My point is this...  Through PRB-1 and through the Texas law that was
> enacted it stated the following:
> the ordinance or order must: 1, reasonably accommodate amateur
> communications;
>
> I understand that a simple sat station antenna at 5 feet off the ground is
> ok.  HOwever, I do tend to work some HF from time to time and would like
to
> be able to put up a tribander, etc.
>
> Has anyone ever successfully challenged the actual limits of what
> "Reasonable accomodation" are?  If I could have seperate towers for VHf
and
> HF, this might be a potential solution, however, you're only allowed to
have
> the one structure.  Not either or...
>
> Thanks for your patience,
> Dave, N8KXA
>
>
>
> David M. Tipton, PhD
> UNIX Technical Lead
> Principle Operations Support Engineer
> PSINet, Inc
>
> (703) 236-5033 Voice/FAX
>
>
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