On Tuesday (not today…) I intended on posting about my latest project: the zero-five vertical. In the “What’s This?” post, I showed a few unopened boxes that I had delivered, but haven’t said anything about it since then.
That’s because…the boxes are still unopened! With life and work and hobby, other priorities override the hobby.
However, I intend to get this vertical up and working over the course of the next week.
The parts are all here from the various manufacturers. This includes the antenna, the radial plate, the balun, and the coax.
The hole is dug. Not to 36” deep, but close. I have a yard that made of rocks with some dirt around them. Makes for a difficult symmetrical hole to place in antennas.
The pipe to go into the hole is purchased, cut, and ready to be partially pounded in. Need to get it right, level and plumb.
The cement is purchased and waiting to be placed in the hole after the pipe is positioned.
Once the cement is in and the pipe is plumb, we wait for the cement to cure and then worry about the rest of the stuff.
So, we are beginning this project. More to come.