- Some photos of an HD-80 Tower being installed in Central Alaska.
Radio Station - KL1DS, Fairbanks, Alaska
begin this photo set showing strong, well constructed forms with additional
clamped to the foundation base legs for added rigidity during the pour.
we see the beautiful Alaskan landscape which will soon be underneath this
a few miles west of Fairbanks, with the Tanana River in the background.
full assembly of this tower from the chosen knocked-down shipping option,
step bolts are added as a final stage before the crane arrives.
men from Radio Fairbanks were responsible for this superior installation.
care taken not to entangle the main cable with the step bolts on the tower,
HD-80 is lifted very easily with one pick.
the first of two Optibeam antennas...
completed HF array at KL1DS featuring a pair of Optibeam yagis on a 22' C-moly mast. A simple, strong, clean & highly effective system.