To an upset neighbor!
"Whenever we have guests over, they take one look at it and say, 'Oh my God, what is that?'" said Greg Ramsey, who's lived at 235 East 11th St. since 1988 and whose outdoor terraces sits about 12 feet away from the antenna. "It's like a military installation or something. It just seems extremely selfish to have this huge tower for one man to be running his ham radio from. It's obtrusive and inappropriate."
The tenant, who grew up in the building between Second Avenue and Third Avenue, told Hedlund that the antenna allows him to communicate with radio operators worldwide. "It was put up professionally and it's been approved," he said. "I didn't do anything in a precarious manner."
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