BY SUZANNE HURT
RIVERSIDE: Neighbors at odds over ham radio tower
A large amateur radio tower that juts above roofs is getting mixed reactions in Riverside’s Wood Streets neighborhood.
A couple who lived next door until recently say tension over an installation some describe as ugly and unsuitable for the historic neighborhood pushed them to move away earlier than planned, while others say they’re not bothered at all.
After getting a city permit, math teacher Paul Braiman added an extendable ham radio tower in his backyard in July.
A ham radio tower in Riverside is stirring mixed reactions, with next-door neighbors saying tension over the tower pushed them to move before they had planned. Other neighbors say they’re not bothered at all.
Where: A Wood Streets backyard
Height: 25-feet, 6-inch tower; extends up to 57 feet, 6 inches
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