[AMRadio] HOA's and restrictions

W. Harris nbcblue at hotmail.com
Sat Aug 22 14:24:36 EDT 2015

I know several hams who live in restricted "no outside antenna" areas and do just fine with dipoles in the

Bill - K5MIL

> Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2015 13:46:11 -0400
> To: AMRadio at mailman.qth.net
> From: johnmb at nc.rr.com
> Subject: [AMRadio] HOA's and restrictions
> I live in a suburban neighborhood on large lots (1 to 4 acres@)  .   There 
> are restrictions, and I read them very very carefully when I moved in.  I 
> also have a tribander at 50'  a sloper for 40/80/160 and an 80m dipole. 
> They're all in compliance with the restrictions I voluntarily agreed to 
> when I signed the papers.
> I really sympathize with folks who live in a heavily restricted HOA 
> community but participation in that is voluntary. I've also lived in 2 room 
> apartments with NO access to the outside and still managed to play on HF. 
> If one wants to get on the air , a "no antenna" neighborhood is a PITA but 
> not the end of the world.  It's also a voluntary choice.
> John K5MO


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