Palos Park, IL
Home for Sale
30 mins from Chicago Loop / SW Suburbs
91 ft Tower + Mast, guyed with Phillystran
160m through 6m Antennas, Rotor Included
Palos Park, IL 60464
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Chicago Suburban Home with 91 ft Tower+mast, 160m-6m Antennas
Home is located in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, approximately 30 minutes from the Chicago Loop.
This is a great DX and contest capable QTH. Current owner achieved DXCC honor roll and has worked 5BDXCC and 160 meter WAC from this location, plus numerous first place contest finishes.
Tower is 75 feet tall, plus another 16 feet of mast above it, for a total of 91 feet. The tower is guyed with Phillystran cable, which is non-conductive. This allows you to hang or mount additional antennas from the tower, without any interaction from the guy wires. All antennas and equipment are currently in excellent working order.
3 bedroom, 1 3/4 bath, with Kitchen, Pantry, Dining Room, Living Room, Family Room, Radio Room, Partial Basement.
- Newly installed luxury vinyl tile in Dining Room, Living Room, Kitchen, Foyer and Hallway.
Over-sized 2 car garage.
- Two storage sheds.
One half acre of land, bordering undeveloped public forest preserve land.
- Latest tax bill was $4,684.
Ham Radio Highlights:
Rohn 45 Tower, 75 feet tall, with Phillystran guys, with 16 feet of mast above the tower.
Cushcraft D40 40 meter rotatable dipole at 91 feet.
Cushcraft D3W WARC band (30m, 17m, 12m) rotatable dipole at 81 feet.
HyGain TH-6 (20m, 15m, 10m) beam at 76 feet.
- Separate Inverted Vee Antennas for 80m and 160m at 75 feet.
Yaesu G-1000DXA rotator, which was just installed last year.
- 3-element beam for 6 meters is located on a roof-mounted tri-pod, at about 25 feet.
- Asking $320,000
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