[amsat-bb] Re: M-Squared Yagis

Stan, W1LE stanw1le at verizon.net
Mon Mar 14 18:56:52 PDT 2011

Hello Dave,

My Rohn towers use a flat top section, I wrap in a 3X loops  ~ 12-15' of 
a flexible coax as the rotator loop.
The loops are loosely layed in on the flat top plate.
One end anchored with Tye wraps to the main tower and the other end 
anchored to the rotating mast,
with another single loop to the elevation boom.

I typically use LMR 400 ultra flex as the rotator loop with N male 
Below the loops are 1/2" or 7/8" hard line and above the loops is 
LMR-400 laced onto the H or V mast.

Stan, W1LE      Cape Cod   FN41sr

On 3/14/2011 8:49 PM, Dave wrote:
> Hi group-  I'm installing my 2MCP22 and 436CP42 U/G antennas and find that
> the coax is hanging up on the Rohn tower sides near my G-5500 rotator plate.
> How are folks keeping the coax away from the tower sides and hanging up?
> Springs? Cable ties?
> I have hung it up twice and stalled the AZ/EL. I don't wanna break something
> so thought I'd ask for expert advice and experience and not reinvent the
> wheel.
> Thanks in advance,
> Dave
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