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Rotatable Tower 2

Tower 2 is a little bit smaller then tower 1. It is still fully rotatable and we can also lift it up and down.

Heredown you can see the first element

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The top tower element are from aluminium. The bottom is home made by Erik from steel

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Heredown you can see the construction for the wires to lift the tower up and down

3 Gearbox

Just testing if it al fits together

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The steel construction to turn the while tower

3 Rotatorplate

Willy is painting the construction

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Next step : The construction has to be set very secure

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Erik is fitting the small rotor to turn the tower

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All toys assembled

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Nice job but we were lucky that we had the crane again

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Adjusting and adjusting, It take hours to let it run left and down correctly

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Heredown you can see tower 2 without the beams. But the glassfiber pipe wich hold the 1,8 Mhz vertical is assembled

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At first we made a 6 element for 21 Mhz and a dipole for 21 Mhz

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Later on we added a 6 element beam for 28 Mhz also

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Just before the summer of 2013 we replaced the 6 element for 28 Mhz to an 7 element for 28 Mhz.

Now it is a closed dipole system. We also added a second beam 6 element for 21 Mhz. So today

we can also stack 21 Mhz. It makes a huge difference in transmitting to DX locations !! 

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