I have one "AllWeld" tower but it is an L&R product. At least that's how
some of the guys in the "business" call it. Uses 120 deg angles for legs
, and regular angle stock for X braces. The Advance stuff I have is all
solid steel rod construction - very nice stuff BTW - and of course is all
While I don't know for sure, I "thought" Advance was still around - I
believe many of the towers that CN or CP use by the railroads are these
type. Small base, considering their height, but very sturdy. I've seen
them with two 8 bay VHFs (on at top, one just down a bit) at about the
height you mention, so they are capable of supporting quite a load. But I
have no real numbers to offer...
On Sat, 11 Dec 1999, Peter Larsen wrote:
> Hi All:
> The local DX club has a chance to get a 150 foot Advance
> Industries "Allweld" self supporting tower for free.
> It is still standing, but will be coming down in the next week.
> It has a 57 inch face on the bottom section and is tapered
> to the top.
> Now I know Advanced when "face down" in the 80s, does any one
> have any idea where I could find info on wind loading on this
> tower, or any other info?
> Any and all comments will be appreciated.
> Peter J. Larsen
> VE6YC DO21wc
> > If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting?
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