Robert Richard Galbraith. >>> >>> Please check my Grand son on QRZ.com KD2DZR Brian. G.
Rich "My middle name" Tnx for stoping bye.
My QTH is New Jersey, 15 miles N/W of NY city. Bergen County NJ. FN21xa.
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org <----> Cell 201 574 6137
Home brew 90 foot tower with 5 band Quad at 95 foot. > > Fan Dipole at 88 foot fore 80, 40, 30. Pulley at about 75 feet fore testing new antenna's
My Radio control Low wing UGLY Stick, Built in 1973 with fully symmetrical wing, with air brakes. OS 60 FSR engine. 5 chanel. It can Hang on the Prop weight at about 7 1/2 lb's.wet. Love Monakote covering. Clocked at 160 mph. Installed Tuned pipe and then made 195 mph.
Prepairing for a jump some where in korea, as seen in Stars & Stripes 1952 Me on the left withgood friend Bob D In the center. C-119 Box Car in background, wow what a ride. Never landed with a plain till 1954
Steel hinge 18 foot, to Aluminum 70 foot aluminum sections tower, Mast over tower 9'. Suport with 3 guy wires sets, Built and working 22 years all kinds of weather, and antena's, Had 1 broken F.G. spredder from Ice storm in 2009, Now all spreder's have 1" by 15" cut and installed in "In base of each 1.1/4" pole at the spider to put stress on the F.G. , Not on aluminum spider. Photo 1987. Home brew TiltHinge on tower base with winch.
Testing, it was put up in 1987 with 100 lb cement block. Mast top about 95 foott. Has held all antenna's, New quad weight about 50 pounds,
In 1985 I mounted a 20m 4 element in the top of a pine at 85'. One month later a 15m 4 element, above the 20 m 4 element. I was 50 yr's old then. . , I dont climb trees at 79 anymore. Today the tower comes down to the ground where I can service antenna's while my feet are planted on the ground.
Red Tail Hawk in Quad looking for lunch. Keeps coming back for 20 plus years plus + ^^ & ^^ Chicks.
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