[AMRadio] Ice Storm

Mike WE0H we0h at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 8 19:41:07 EST 2008

A homebrew tennis ball launcher fired at the boom might knock the ice 
loose for antennas up to high to do it by hand. Or smacking the tower 
legs with a dead blow plastic hammer.


Bob Bruno - K2KI wrote:
> Hey all,
> This is pointed mostly to the New England folks who are getting hit 
> hard with Freezing rain.
> I just came from outside where I had to "beat" my wire antennas to 
> knock off the better that 1/4" of ice that has accumulated over the 
> past hour.
> My TH6DXX is also getting hammered but I can't get to it. :-(
> Go out and knock the ice off before the ice "Knocks-off" your antennas.
> Good luck es 73...
> Bob de k2ki

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