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[TowerTalk] Wind Loading redux

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Wind Loading redux
From: (J. Kincade)
Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2001 06:10:03 -0500
Why not just turn the array so the short side of the boom is pointed into
the prevailing wind?
Jerry W5KP

>      I think what you're cautioning us about is the case where we have
> HF Yagi arrays in which the balance point (and mounting point) of the
> is not the center of the boom.  In these cases, wind blowing broadside to
> the boom will want to turn the longer side of the boom away from the wind,
> creating torque on the mast/rotator/tower.

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