04-12-2010, 12:38 AM
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Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Silicon Valley CA, Storm Lake IA
Originally Posted by will85w4
A neighbor of mine is going to try and get me an old TV antenna that is about 20 feet tall. I'll have to remove the old elements on top and was told that if I go with that setup to run 3 or 4 guy wires for extra support to the top of the antenna mast.
An extra 20 ft
with the 10 ft
mast you have already - plus guy wires and a ~40 ft
piece of coax - and you should do real well.
Don't buy/use cheap coax. I have always regretted using cheap coax. I may have regretted spending money on decent coax at first
; but it was always the right thing to do in the long run.
Example: Don't buy/use Radio Shack coax.
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