Rick Dougherty NQ4I wrote:
> Hi to all tower and antenna types...having spent some time looking at
> different rohn designs ..ie r45 nd r55 and r65...i am pomdering the chance
> of "rolling my own" ...has anyone ever done this and any suggestions???
> 1. I am thinking of designing something about the sme dimensions as
> R65...about 24' on a side ...using 1.5 in steel tubing ...60,000 psi
> tensile strength and in 10 foot lengths...using steel flanges to couple
> them together...
> 2. my goal is a 200 ft plus...ie about 250 feet high tower that will
> support a 3 el 80m yagi with a 72 ft boom..another project for later.....
> 3. suggestions would be appreciated....
> tnx de Rick NQ4I
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I HAVE SOME INFO ON WHERE YOU CAN GET 2-1100 FEET OF TOWER THAT FAR
SURPASSES WHAT YOU WANT TO BUILD. I AGREE WITH ONE GUY WHO SAID, DONE
THAT, BEEN THERE,, IT EASIER AND SMARTER TO BUY TOWER MADE TO BE TOWER.
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