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Re: [coldwarcomms] Digest Number 3719

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  • Mike Cowen
    That would be quite the thing for a field day. Bonus points if you used your repurposed Solar turbine to power it! Mike ... Mike Cowen Practice random
    Message 1 of 4 , Jun 22, 2011
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      That would be quite the thing for a field
      day. Bonus points if you used your repurposed Solar turbine to power it!

      Mike


      At 07:20 AM 6/22/2011, you wrote:
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      >
      >So what's the ultimate plan for it? Move it to some coldwarcomms museum?
      >Field-day? (You'd better get started walking it there now for next year).
      >
      >-Tad
      >
      >On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 9:54 AM, Doug Humphrey
      ><<mailto:doug%40joss.com>doug@...> wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > On Jun 22, 2011, at 8:40 AM,
      > <mailto:coldwarcomms%40yahoogroups.com>coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com wrote:
      > >
      > > > __________________________________________________________
      > > > 5b. Re: Interesting cold war antenna systems
      > > > Posted by: "Mike Cowen"
      > <mailto:mcowen%40bolderconcepts.com>mcowen@... trippindiculuar
      > > > Date: Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:12 am ((PDT))
      > > >
      > > > Holy cow! 41,500 lbs!! It's not going to blow
      > > > over easily. No joke when talking about "footprint".
      > > >
      > > > Mike
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > At 08:58 AM 6/21/2011, you wrote:
      > > >>
      > > >>
      > > >>
      > > >> All we know - Project "Brightstar"
      > > >>
      > > >> 4-30mhz antenna, 50KW pep 34 element
      > > >>
      > > >> there are pictures
      > > >>
      > > >>
      > <<http://www.lothberg.org/cgi-bin/kaka?year=2004;dir=20040221>http://www.lothberg.org/cgi-bin/kaka?year=2004;dir=20040221>
      > > http://www.lothberg.org/cgi-bin/kaka?year=2004;dir=20040221
      > >
      > >
      > > IT has HUGE outriggers on it - you can not see them in the pictures at our
      > > facility because we were just storing it and not deploying the system - you
      > > can see them if you look closely at the pics from the group we obtained it
      > > from - in order to put that kind of weight 100 feet up self-supporting, and
      > > mobile/not-anchored, you have very long outriggers.
      > >
      > > It is all hydraulic, all remote controlled, we actually "walked" it around
      > > a parking
      > > lot a little - it's not FAST though :-) It can raise itself up (not with
      > > the boom deployed
      > > of course) high enough for a flatbed truck to back under it, then it sets
      > > itself down,
      > > pulls up the legs, pulls in the outriggers, and it just looks like a
      > > container.
      > >
      > > doug
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > >
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      > >
      > >
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      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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