Tower Project

I purchased this tower from an individual in McAllen, Texas on March 22,2001. Lamar Grier and myself made the trip to Texas to pickup the tower and started back home with it on the 23rd.

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We dug the footing on March 27th.  We used a local "gravedigger" for the excavation.  He even disposed of the excess dirt.

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Over 200 pounds of re-bar

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Re-bar in the hole March 28th

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Leveling up the forms and footing bracket

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Installing the anchor bolts

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Concrete arrives at approx. 6:00 PM on the 28th 

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9 Yards of 4000# concrete later

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Mosley Pro 67-B on the ground prior to installation June 27, 2001

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Diamond X500 (2 Meter/440) Vertical on top of mast

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Tower tilted over in preparation of antenna installation

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Tower Base Hinge Point

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Tower in Horizontal position before Pr0 67 installation

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N4FCL, K4REV, KF4HPL, K4JLG & KK4NO Hard at work

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KK4NO attaching RF choke and coax

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Clyde and the "Rev" giving advice

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What's next Jerry? KF4HPL

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Darryl cleans his nails while Lamar brings the rest of the antenna

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It's time to raise the tower

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Crank it up guys!!

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The "Colors" are raised at approximately 4:00 PM June 27, 2001

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