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[TowerTalk] Re: extending tower masts

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Re: extending tower masts
From: (Jeff Singer)
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 1997 14:45:32 +0100
Frank - 

I wonder where u got those specs? After my last message, I checked my
original notes. US Tower told me 500# but I never could get a 70 mph
rating. 200# is way too light! Any 4130 mast of 20 feet weighs well over
100# and these towers are designed for big antennas!

73 de Jeff K2KV

> BTW, I did get the 'missing' wind load and dead weight specs for the HDX572:
>   200# dead weight and 22.8 sq feet at 70mph
> The HDX572 wind load capacity is considerably more than the LM470 (7.8 sq ft
> is enough to accommodate stacking an extra yagi - all other things being 
> equal).

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