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[TowerTalk] Re:An Engineering Question

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Re:An Engineering Question
From: (Stan Griffiths)
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 1997 01:14:12 -0700 (PDT)
>Just reflecting on the problem of placing guy anchors
>closer to the base of the tower...
>Interesting how yachting designers plan their rigging to
>keep 100+ foot masts upright, when they are limited 
>by the beam of the yacht.  And how many square feet
>of sail area?
>Martin ZL1ANJ

For what it's worth, I notice that a yacht's mast is not vertical with
respect to the earth's surface when under sail.  It rolls the boat over
pretty good.  Again, I suspect the mechanics of this are quite different
than antenna towers.


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