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Offline Lumpy512

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75' tower!
« on: November 18, 2020, 0016 UTC »
 :) Hello everybody!
 
Its been several weeks since my last post, so I thought I would share what I've been UP to...hehe. I got my 75' tower up, and my new Colossal antenna! Its guyed the times at 30' and 3 times at 60'. Its loud & proud up there! Great friends and nice weather made it possible..and now I'm all set to talk ALL OVER THE WORLD!  :D

Hope to hear you out there!
73's
Lumpy 512WNY

« Last Edit: November 18, 2020, 0024 UTC by Lumpy512 »

Offline ThaDood

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Re: 75' tower!
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2020, 1945 UTC »
Oh yeah??? Here's a real test. Can you talk down to the PA border regularly? On Alma and North Hills in Allegany Co., a decent mobile station could easily hear the dudes up in Buffalo / Niagara Falls. Then again, most of them were running stupid power, so they didn't hear me at the time.
I can't decide upon what's worst, young and stupid, or old and chemically dumbed down.

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Re: 75' tower!
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2021, 0107 UTC »
I can talk to Mt.Morris, Naples..and Perry fairly well. Worked Salamanca today! That's a good trip from here..

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Re: 75' tower!
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2021, 1102 UTC »
Very impressive! Any photos you can post?
Chris Smolinski
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