The old antenna and tower - 2007 till 2021
Dismanteling the old tower...
A sad site...
Top part of old antenna tower
"Kindergarten" for big boys... brings back memories!
15min later... All done
L2500 x W2500 x D2000
My old tower (The top 15 meters) are part of the foundation for my new one
Done for today...!
4m³Gravel, 4m³ sand, 50 bags cement (Strong mix), a mixer and a good team!
Lots to do...
Wow, what a job. Started in the morning 09h00 and done at 17h00!
Looking very good.
The next morning. 3 of these... and then 8 weeks of waiting
The new 30m (105ft) tower
Not easy work putting this tower together
Well, the top of my new tower.
Assembling the OB17/4
6 month and 3 weeks later...
Here we go...
The first 12m going up...
And now the other 18m...!
Let me tell you: "Putting up a tower like this is NOT a joke..."!
Here goes my antenna incl. "Nest"
Kambishi was fantastic. He did a fantastic job!
We were lucky. Thank God for no wind. The day before - Heavy wind and the day after also very strong wind.
5 hours later... Finaly all done
Now bringing the CoAx cable to my shack.
Over a year without a antenna - No DXing.... and then you turn the rig on..... 10 min later you are in a pileUp