Hi, all concerned:
Has anyone attached tell-tales to antenna elements and watched to see how
differently or uniformly they (the tell-tales) react to wind? Ditto guys
and tower legs. (Ever watch all those little flags at a used-car lot?)
Has anyone instrumented guys with strain gauges, to see what happens in the
wind? Ditto tower legs and antenna elements.
Has anyone applied a measured pull (or push), equal to the antenna mfr's
stated wind load, to the top of his self-supporting tower, noted the
deflection from vertical, and compared it to wind-induced movement?
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