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[TowerTalk] How Do I Mount a Telescoping Rohn Mast?

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Subject: [TowerTalk] How Do I Mount a Telescoping Rohn Mast?
From: (Jim MIller)
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 1999 20:25:55 -0500

Rohn Catalog states the pushup masts are not for Amateur or CB use.

On Wed, 15 Dec 1999 17:09:55 -0500 "DavidC" <> writes:
> We here in Central Florida are blessed to have a local Tampa
> company that refurbishes Rohn telescoping masts.  Yes,
> besides sunny and warm versus snowy and cold in Chicago
> today, Florida does have some other advantages!  ;-)
> $55. delivered for a 50 footer!  (I am considering a 40 or 50
> footer.)
> I looked in my Rohn book and although there is a very brief 
> reference there are no mounting details ... rendering me unable 
> to follow the LXC prime directive ... don't even know the loading 
> and wind-speed limits.
> This will be a temporary substitute for my Rohn 45 tower ... until
> I get that monster up ...  and later will probably be dedicated to 
> VHF-UHF stuff, loaded for 160m or something.
> Anyone used these?  Recommended mounting method?  The
> ground here is sandy.  I could strap part of the length to a tree,
> in fact that would eliminate some of the pesky guy wires!
> - Thanks! & 73, DavidC  K1YP

Jim Miller, K4SQR
A 4-Square Station

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