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## [TowerTalk] Elementary question - trig formula

 To: [TowerTalk] Elementary question - trig formula Chad_Kurszewski@csg.mot.com (WE9V Chad Kurszewski) Thu, 25 Jun 1998 14:20:33 -0500
 ```>If you know how far from the base of your tower your guys attach (on flat >ground), and you know how high they attach to the tower, then you should be >able readily to calculate how much turning radius inside the guys would >exist at any given height on the tower. Obviously, this would be useful >for assessing a potential stack design. > I > /I > / I > / I C > / I > /----I > / ? I > / I D > / I > -----/----B---I--------- > >That is, if you know the lengths of B and C+D, then you ought to be able to >figure out what "?" is for any length of C. It's just a simple ratio. B ? --- = --- C+D C So, ? = C * B/(C+D) --- Chad Kurszewski, WE9V e-mail: WE9V@qth.com The Official "Sultans of Shwing" Web Site: http://www.QTH.com/sos -- FAQ on WWW: http://www.contesting.com/towertalkfaq.html Submissions: towertalk@contesting.com Administrative requests: towertalk-REQUEST@contesting.com Problems: owner-towertalk@contesting.com Search: http://www.contesting.com/km9p/search.htm ```
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