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Torque arms necessary?

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Subject: Torque arms necessary?
From: (Kris Mraz AA5UO)
Date: Sun, 09 Jun 1996 22:02:25 -0500 wrote:

>      A non-engineering answer is definitely!  Handling torsion forces is a
> significant challenge for any tower.
>      1.  Do what the manufacturer says; Rohn says use the guy assemblies.

Understand about guy assemblies. I will be using them. However, Rohn sells
the torque arms separately. Locally they're about $100 a set of three. In the
Rohn catalog (the short, ham version) torque arms aren't listed in the bill of
materials for the various tower examples.


Kris AA5UO

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