Author Archives: K4ZA

2nd October post…wow~!~

The recent installation for WK4P in West Jefferson NC is worthy of some blog time. Adam lives on a small lot, so the only solution was a self-supporting tower. I was fortunate to find something akin to a VOA tower … Continue reading

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October

Began with a trip to West Jefferson, to install WK4P’s self-supporting tower (what I believe is an FAA tower, which I purchased out in IN & had re-galvanized). All went fine until I discovered the T2X would just not quite … Continue reading

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It’s September…it’s 90-degrees in Charlotte…huh?

KI4TZ & I got up to MD, where the temperature was a wonderful 72-degrees, with low humidity & no winds. The job was finishing the re-build of N3UN’s tower, taking down all the old stuff from it, assembling his new … Continue reading

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Travels with K4ZA

While I’ve been dealing with the “shortness of breath” issue (numerous doctor visits, hospital trips, et cetera, all to no avail), I’ve still tried to keep working. Often with smaller¬† projects or ones which did not or do not require … Continue reading

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Recent travels…

Having switched from working on a first-come, first-served basis (due to not having a helper–ground crew or second climber–with me), to a more geo-centric basis, I recently traveled to mid-MO for three clients: WX8C in New Florence, AI0O in Ashland, … Continue reading

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the return…

Yes, it’s been a while since there have been any blog posts.¬† Mostly, I suppose, because I’ve been either too distracted, too busy, too lazy, or too whatever appropriate adjective you can come up with on your own to describe … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, indeed~!~

Enough email traffic came in to push me over the cliff of total shame & embarrassment regarding my failure to adequately keep up with this blog. For which I apologize, not only to those starving pygmies down in New Guinea, … Continue reading

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I say this with some embarassment…

But it has been too long since I posted any blog entry, & I apologize for that. It’s not for lack or work or activity, rather an excess of same. Herewith, a brief recap, starting way back in July… When … Continue reading

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Local work

Dr. Sam Hawes called with a small problem: his rotator was no longer work. But in going out to look at his tower (50-ft of 25G), he discovered that the tower base was rusted away. A classic case of a … Continue reading

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Bakersville NC visit…

Once again, we found ourselves up in the NC mountains. Where it was a ridiculously cold 31 degrees, with 15MPH winds on the first day, & about 5-10MPH on the second day. Somewhat unpleasant, to say the least.¬† Now what … Continue reading

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