Bill Coleman AA4LR wrote:
> >The tower is heavy duty model, rated @ 30 sf / 50 mph (I know, I know,
> >the wind blows harder than that!!!)
> This raises an interesting question. If the lowest wind in the TIA
> standards is 70 mph, why do tower manufacturers specify tower capacity in
> terms of 50 mph wind?
And US Tower sent me away to a PE to find out what the rating would be
at increased wind speed, they do not even have those numbers.
> Also, for crank-up units, shouldn't there be different ratings for the
> extended and nested positions?
I would think so. As before, the answer to this question according to
US Tower is to go to a PE. I would think that these are common
questions for them.
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