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Re: Lifetime of Azimuth/elevation setups in winter.



Hi All,

  Thanks for the responses!  It gives me insite as to what to watch
out for and the gotcha's of installing a setup.

73 de Pat --- KA9SCF


On Tue, 01 Feb 2005 20:24:25 -0800, Jim Walls <k6ccc@earthlink.net> wrote:
> Patrick Green wrote:
> 
> >   I'm considering setting up a full blown satellite setup and am
> > concerned with the effects of WX on the fragile setups of AZ/EL rotor
> > setups.  I want to hear about people that have had horror stories and
> > ones that "set it up once" and never had issues with it for years.
> > I'm in the Chicago area and we do freeze and get all the nasty winter
> > weather.
> 
> I live in the Los Angeles area so the ony WX issue is wind.  2 years ago
> the antennas blew down.  You can check out the photos starting at:
> http://home.earthlink.net/~k6ccc/Photo/Pics/FoldedMast1.html
> There are additional photos with the antennas up.
> 
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