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Rotatable Tower 1

In Tower 1 we have several beams. We can lift all the beams to the top en lower them to work on them when nessecary and to prevent damages during windy storms.

Hereby a small photo tour how we did assemble it. Just scroll down to see it growing.

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Erik is working drilling holes in the work shop on the small rotor gear ring.

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Our friend Fons (non Ham) with golden hands is preparing the base construction

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Fons in his element working with the heavy tools !

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We assembled a 380 volt motor to turn the complete tower

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We make a small step in time. Here you can see the motor assembled for lifting the tower and turning it while it is up in the air

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With our Hitachi crane we lifted the tower for testing the construction.

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Heredown you can see the complete tower with the small tower on the side wich we can lift to the top.

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Our friend Peet (also a non Ham) is assembling the cables. He is sure not afraid of height

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Maarten is bringing the first boom into the sky

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Trust me my friends, This will give you a nice view and it is not even the top to be reached !

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This begins to look at something :

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Heredown you can see the beams. 2 x stack 6 element beams for 28 Mhz and a dipole for 7 Mhz wich holds a boom.

1 x 4 element for 7 Mhz fullsize and 1 x 6 element for 14 Mhz on a 24 meter boom, Also a dipole for 14 Mhz

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Such a nice photo from bottem to the top : The endresults

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Heredown there is a link wich will lead you to youtube. It is a nice demonstration how we automaticly lift our beams to the top :

Tower 1 lifting to the top on youtube

Finally we added a link on youtube where you can see the whole tower turning :

Tower 1 turning on youtube

We will soon add picures how we assembled our indicators of the angle where the tower is pointing.


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