> Rohn 25 is an antenna support structure 12 inches in face width.
>Rohn 45 is 18 inches in face width. Yet each is built with a lattice
>structure. As a Volunteer Counsel, I think I'd like to make those
>measurements seem even smaller, if the right phrasing can be created.
>Lattice towers have a lot of open air, so I'm thinking it ought to be
>possible to craft sentences such as:
>While carrying a 12 inch face, for each square foot of structure, only
>____ square inches of that square foot is steel. The rest is clear air.
>For each square foot of this structure's face, only ___ % is solid
>surface, dramatically reducing visibility.
>From memory and may not be 100% correct:
Rohn 25 legs = 1.25" dia
Rohn 25 crossbraces = 5/16" dia
Considering 3 legs, and 3 crossbraces for a cross-section (not 100% correct),
the area is 4.6875 square inches.
And, if viewed from the correct angle, one leg and one brace is hidden,
for only a 3.125" obstruction!
Chad Kurszewski, WE9V e-mail: Chad_Kurszewski@csg.mot.com
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