- Some photos of an HD-70 Tower being installed in Southern Arizona
Radio Station - AB7E, Hereford, Arizona
HD-70 installation begins with excavating some very rocky ground.
spent considerable time in perfecting this foundation by hand.
that all (3) foundation base legs are the correct distance apart. A perfectly constructed rebar cage built to AN Wireless spec. Notice the
9" block this base section is sitting on to provide the required height.
Coax conduits added.
for truck #2.
A very nice trowel job.
opted to paint this tower camouflage colors before assembly.
joints were left unpainted for RF & electrical continuity.
7 sections easily assembled.
crane is on site - preparing for the lift.
half of the tower.
to have lots of hands.
Bolting together a leg splice connection.
climb up this HD-70.
HD-70 ready for a mast and antennas.
Optibeam OB2-40 going up.
OB2-40 in position on the mast.
And an Optibeam OB16-3 going up next. A simple and very effective stack that's well within the loading
specs of the HD-70 tower.