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'Mysterious antennas'

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I recently returned home to find this antenna mast set up by worker within a few hours (without helicopter help), with the antennas attached visible on the detailed photo.

A few days later, I found another such ensemble about 2 km away. Presently, I don't know if there are more of them.

What could this possibly be?


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'Upload failed'. You'll find the images at

http://www.filedropper.com/mast

http://www.filedropper.com/antenna
 

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You returned home. That means you were away, so how would you know a helicopter hadn't been there while you were gone?

And without knowing the height of the structure, how would we know it wasn't simply a crane?
 

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Read that page again and follow directions!

After going to that link. Click on 'Down the File' and type in few letters to view the photos on your web browser.
Viewing the two photos works fine for me. :)
 
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That's a 3 bay circularly polarized FM broadcast antenna. The rig above the tower is the gin pole that was used to hoist the antenna and feed line into place. Bet you were gone more than a day,,,
 
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Thanks bitherder, I will talk to a friend here who was wondering too, and who himself has some knowledge in this field.

Regarding my time away, I just saw the mast rising when I returned from my daily absence. The process seemed to go pretty fast, and it was just (I think) 2 guys who did the work themselves using basic tools only. However, there's some guesswork involved, as I myself don't live in the overlooking position from which the photos were taken.

To those criticising my use of filedropper.com, maybe you could talk to the admin and ask why uploading wasn't possible?
 

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To those criticising my use of filedropper.com, maybe you could talk to the admin and ask why uploading wasn't possible?

You are a rather new member here and do not have enough posts to be able to attach photos yet.

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And in the photo, the coax cable, feedline, has not been installed yet.
 
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Thank you prcguy. Originally I wasn't quite certain about the term bay, but now that you said it's 4 (compared to the 3 claimed by bitherder), things seem to be getting clearer. .)

Ok, I think that should do it. Thanks everybody for reaching the goal, after doing some loopways!
 
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