Did everyones Antennas survive?

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Did everyones Antennas survive?

Postby m0lsx » Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:27 pm

I am lucky when it comes to wind, I live in a bit of a hole & miss the worst of the wind as a result. But at Lunchtime or early afternoon. I heard a massive noise outside, could not see anything making it, so went out, only to realise the noise was the wind in the trees over the road.
My antennas survived here, but I did see them getting a fair battering.
How are everyone else's antennas? That seemed like the strongest wind for a long long time.
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Re: Did everyones Antennas survive?

Postby Chris P » Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:31 am

mine coped with the 68mph gusts here near marham
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Re: Did everyones Antennas survive?

Postby Allan » Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:52 am

I had problems, My main HF wires snapped, My quad band white coliners both snapped at the base.My 18 foot vertical broke. So this morning I have ordered another 50 meters of hard drawn copper wire £30 ebay.Shortly I will start removing old aerial parts...... So I'm a bit pissed off. On each end of my house I have a 20 foot mast. My main wire aerial comes from a tree out in the field to a the 20 foot across roof to the other 20 foot mast and out to another tree.On top of the 20 footers was the 2 white colinerers. The 18 foot aerial of the side.... I have an Idea I think on each end of the Doublet I will put add a spring to take up movment.
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Re: Did everyones Antennas survive?

Postby Metradio » Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:50 am

Lost the feeder cable connection to the terrestrial TV antenna, man with a van and a ladder is coming to install a new bracket, antenna and feeder...
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Re: Did everyones Antennas survive?

Postby lars » Fri Feb 24, 2017 12:49 pm

The coil-loaded whip on my car is perfectly fine, thanks :)
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