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Subject: [TowerTalk] Re: Universal Aluminum Tower
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Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 10:49:24 EST
In a message dated 2/6/02 7:44:49 AM Pacific Standard Time, 

> I have had four Universal towers .. and have never had any problems
>  except that I live in 'tornado alley' and have had three of them taken
>  down by tornadoes!  [I'm sure ANY self-supporting tower would have come
>  down in those storms!]  It's my belief that they will stay up a very
>  long
>  time, weather permitting!
>  Be sure to buy a tower that is rated ABOVE the load you expect, as
>  Universal rates their towers at 80 mph, not 100 or 100+ as some other
>  tower manufacturers do.
>  By the way, my tower had 4-elements on 20m, over 5-elements on 15m, over
>  6-elements on 10m on a 60' tower .. the 'heavy duty' Universal.
>  Contact me directly if you have any special questions about them.
>  73
>  Don
>  N8DE

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