At 08:09 AM 9/23/96 -0700, you wrote:
>Are there any procedures available to adjust an antenna's windloading
>capacity based on elevation?
>It seems with lower air pressure (here in Denver 5280') an antenna might
>be able to withstand higher wind velocity than at sea level.
>Taken to an extreme (outer space) an antenna's windload capacity should be
>Any references or thoughts?
>73 Dave WB0GAZ email@example.com
Dynamic Pressure is equal to:
So look up the density of air at SL and at 5,000 ft. There will be a
difference. My books are all in the attic (I am retired!) so cant help you
Retired Navy Fighter Pilot and Aero Engineer
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