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## [TowerTalk] Rohn 25 with 4 (not 3) guys

 To: [TowerTalk] Rohn 25 with 4 (not 3) guys robrk@fyi.net (Bob Morris K2RK) Tue, 25 Mar 1997 12:27:07 -0500
 ```K4OJ@aol.com wrote: > > going from three to four guys....well: > > Number 1, I dropped out of engineering school in the first year, so take this > for what it is worth. > > Since the tower has three legs and is symetrical, it is feasable to use three > guy points on the tower....why? since these eminate from the legs which are > equidistant from the center of the tower. The forces on the tower are 120 > degrees apart - "equally" applied in relation to the center of the tower. > > If you were to translate its guying into a four point arrangement you should > have something akin to a ring around the tower which has on its inside the > capability to attach to the three legs, and on its outside the ability to > have four equally spaced guy points....again, I am assuming - this time the > assumption is that your guy points are 90 degrees apart from each other when > viewed from above....the "ring" focuses the forces on the center, and the > three attachments to the tower translate 'em on over. > > This concludes todays Mechanical Engineering for the Hint & Kink generation. > > de K4OJ > > -- > FAQ on WWW: http://www.contesting.com/towertalkfaq.html > Submissions: towertalk@contesting.com > Administrative requests: towertalk-REQUEST@contesting.com > Problems: owner-towertalk@contesting.com > Sponsored by: Akorn Access, Inc. & N4VJ / K4AAA Rohn's books show 4 guys on their fold-over 25/45's, with two guys on one leg and one each on the other's ?????????????? -- FAQ on WWW: http://www.contesting.com/towertalkfaq.html Submissions: towertalk@contesting.com Administrative requests: towertalk-REQUEST@contesting.com Problems: owner-towertalk@contesting.com Sponsored by: Akorn Access, Inc. & N4VJ / K4AAA ```
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