> Date: Wed, 16 Jul 1997 07:07:22 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Monte Stark <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] stacking antennas & Rohn specs
> Hi Bud,
> Do you use the Rohn data as your guy wire planning guide, or
> do you go them "one better"?
> I am using 3 sets of guys on my 80' of 25G while the book only
> calls for 2 sets because of the strong winds here. (100+ is common
> at least once or twice each year!)
> I have Rohn guy brackets and the top set is using Rohn toqure (sp?)
> Antenna will be a C4SXL/H that is about 10 sq ft. Might put a 3 ele
> 20m on the side of the tower lower later.
> 73, Ron, SOWP 5545M,
> .........KU7Y.....ARCI #8829.....Monte "Ron" Stark.....
> ....email@example.com...........Washoe Lake, Nevada....
> ....QRP-L #17...ARS #49...NorCal #330.....NRA LIFE.....
hi ron, my rohn book is very old and gives about 4 different guy
configurations for different wind loads... i use the the top rated
one. i also use torque arms, very gud turnbuckles, guy grips etc...
the guy anchors are all beyond spec... i do overload the tower
greatly but several of these towers have been up over 20 yrs..
73 es gud luck, bud
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