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[TowerTalk] guy rod angle

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Subject: [TowerTalk] guy rod angle
From: (David O Hachadorian)
Date: Sun, 2 Sep 2001 16:23:40 +0000

On Sun, 2 Sep 2001 14:56:01 -0400 "Mike Rauh" <> writes:
> Hello TT:
> How does Rohn compute the guy rod angle?  I tried taking the vector 
> sum of
> the guy pretension.  That gives an angle that is too low.  I didn't 
> consider
> sag; if I did, the angle would be even lower.  What gives?
> Mike Rauh, NV7X

Just a guess: The angle is probably optimized for when the wind is
blowing, with much of the windload at the top.

Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
Big Bear Lake, CA

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