Bob Morris K2RK wrote :-
> I hear people putting guy wires on self-support or crank-ups,
> thinking they are improving wind load etc...
> Is this not a -bad thing-?
I guess this all depends. Here in the UK crank-up / tiltover towers are the
norm. Don't have the exact figures at my finger tips, but I recall that a
24m Strumech Heavy Duty crank-up / tiltover tower is rated at about 6 sq
feet unguyed and about 27 sq feet guyed at 85 mph.
Andy Cook, G4PIQ.
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