Tower

Here, current info and photos on the mast and set

Here stood the mast at dismantling

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Check out the below videos at dismantling

The mast on the way down

Once down

On the truck

Unloading at the barn

Now the work starts at the barn

The proud digger

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Then the work starts with the foundation.

The hole was 1200x1200x2100

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Cement terminals in place

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Wood structure in place

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Fully threaded 24mm rods

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Even got a nice visit by Mats SM7BUA

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 Video on the welding

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The hose for the antenna cables etc. in place

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Here comes the hose up inside the barn

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Then it was cast and clear 5 cubic

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Burn and watered for two weeks

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Then it was time to dig into the lightning rod 30 cm deep

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Hard to dig among chippings and stone

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Good thing i had this

Thanks for the loan Christer SM7SKI

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13 meters 12 mm copper wire around the base

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Connection to the mast legs

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Here we see the connection with the ground rods 1.5 meter into the ground 3 pcs.

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The ground connection with the mast legs

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Painted and ready

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 On site

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First i have the folding mount unmounted so that the plates can be fitted.

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Then begins the job of getting the top two sections fit together

These sections are equally rough for better stabilisitet of rotor support bearings

It got resolved with 6 hardened plates connecting section two and three.

This is the result

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Intermediate storage ready

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This storage one meter above the rotor saves a lot of sideways

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The first section of the way with the tractorloader

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WHere is the first section in place 

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This bolted section two and three together with one

with 9 elements two feet on top

SM7SKI Christer climbs

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Christer on his way to the top while

crane truck fetches shortwavebeamen

 

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The beam also soon  in place.

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This is the result

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Some video click on the links

First lift

On the way up

Soon in place

Sektion two and three in place

10-15-20 beamen on his way up

The beam in place

Now, half of the cables routed.

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Even inside

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Then also Beamen and Yagin for 2 yards contacted and connected.

Although Windom 160 dipole under SM7SKI Christer’s feet in place 

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Cables neat and tidy stripping  along the mast.

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A moderate bend so the rainwater can not enter

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Even hose protectors neat  stripping 

The thinner hose is for 40 meters vertical down in the woods.

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