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by rich wood
Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: TV Engineering
Topic: Transmitter Nitrogen Issue
Replies: 25
Views: 545

Re: Transmitter Nitrogen Issue

Do you have "waveguide" or coax. Waveguide is presurrized at a very low level with a high flow dehydrator. Coax can use nitrogen or a dehydrator. If you have waveguide there are pressure windows that are easy to blow out and cause a massive leak. Please confirm what type of equipment,, send photo. T...
by rich wood
Tue Mar 06, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: High intensity strobe light repair
Replies: 3
Views: 381

Re: High intensity strobe light repair

High intensity strobe lights are a bear. Not many tower crews are good at troubleshooting and there is only one source for parts. So,Dialight offers the only high intensity LED light kits on the market. Say good bye to flash tubes and trigger transformers. Yes, the upgrade cost $$$$$ but look at the...
by rich wood
Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Connector suppliers....
Replies: 14
Views: 650

Re: Connector suppliers....

You might want to give this outfit a look:
https://www.surplussales.com/
There are some negative reviews but I have had good luck.
Also, ebay has connectors show up from time to time.
by rich wood
Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: FCC Discussion
Topic: FAA/FCC Regs
Replies: 3
Views: 474

FAA/FCC Regs

No that the new marking and lighting rules are in place, has anyone heard more about the "Crop Duster" rules for towers under 200' ?
by rich wood
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Tower Painting question
Replies: 13
Views: 700

Re: Tower Painting question

Film at 11,,,,
See Resonate Results.com,,, /photos. There are even pictures of Kevin Kidd working!! See North Dakota AM rebuild.
by rich wood
Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Tower Painting question
Replies: 13
Views: 700

Re: Tower Painting question

Howdy, I ran a tower company for about 20 years and we did a fair amount of painting of towers,,, what a mess. It is worth noting that International Orange is not a standard paint color. If you look at the FAA paint chart you will see there is a wide variation in the color. International Orange is m...
by rich wood
Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Identify a tower....
Replies: 3
Views: 593

Re: Identify a tower....

That looks like a Rohn 80. Is it 42" C to C on the legs? The notation of Rohn series tower is based on the face size. The 80 series had numerous section types, leg size, pipe thickness and cross members. Each section should have an id plate denoting the section exact type.
by rich wood
Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: General Computers
Topic: IP address
Replies: 4
Views: 919

Re: IP address

Thanks,,, typing it all in manually was the answer. I was copy and paste it.
by rich wood
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: General Computers
Topic: IP address
Replies: 4
Views: 919

IP address

Howdy,
I have the address of a Nautel transmitter just installed and the browser keeps doing a search instead of connecting. The owner can access the rig from his home through Internet Explorer,, but I can not. Any ideas???
Thanks
by rich wood
Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Sine Remote Control
Replies: 6
Views: 918

Re: Sine Remote Control

Excellent suggestions. I really like the phone with speed dial features, and a speaker phone of course, that would speed thing up. Plus the spread sheet is a good plan. thanks so Kevin you kept the Argo,,, go idea it is an really handy tool. We could not have done the dakota job with out it and the ...
by rich wood
Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:12 am
Forum: Administrator Announcements
Topic: Hurricane Help
Replies: 4
Views: 1684

Re: Hurricane Harvey Help

Any one needing field engineering after the storm pls let me know. I am in WI, and know transmitters and antennas for both radio and TV.
rwoodsky@frontier.com
by rich wood
Mon Aug 28, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Sine Remote Control
Replies: 6
Views: 918

Sine Remote Control

Just finished a new Nautel 7.5 NVLT installation. The transmitter start up went very well, but getting the presets to operate with the remote control took a little digging in the AUI interface to get the "toggle" selections correct. The real challenge was the sine system remote control and RFC-1 wit...
by rich wood
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Ask the Engineers
Topic: Tower lighting
Replies: 1
Views: 495

Re: Tower lighting

Howdy,
I am not familiar with Unimar, but have had good luck with Dialite products on lower powered AM sites. They might be worth a call. also, Phase Tek has an isolation coil that can keep the light controller on the cold side of the tower for multi-conductor lighting systems.
by rich wood
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Nautel NV10LT
Replies: 21
Views: 3699

Re: Nautel NV10LT

Yes Kevin, I did those steps. I think this "issue" requires reprogramming the Remote I/O settings. The TX on/off function works with the remote control.
Thanks
by rich wood
Sun Jul 16, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: FM Radio
Topic: Nautel NV10LT
Replies: 21
Views: 3699

Re: Nautel NV10LT

I just installed a new NV LT 7.5 rig,, jumped up and played nicely right out of the box! When trying to interface with a local laptop it took rebooting the transmitter to get the changes to the IP protocol to take. I am trying to get control of the presets with a remote control unit. By taking the P...