check scrap yards when sourcing - it is a heck of a lot cheaper -found some
nice ones rusting was able to obtain for a song once upon a cycle....as hams
we need not be exactly critical in what we want but should someone have
something similar ham ingenuity will prevail!
----- Original Message -----
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2002 10:53 PM
Subject: Re: [Towertalk] Raised Guy Stays
> In a message dated 6/25/02 4:22:43 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > I'm getting ready to extend the height of a 30' Rohn 25 bracketed tower
> > about 70' and I would like to use raised guy stays ( I think that is
> > they are called ) to get the guy wires above head height. The tower
> > have 3 or 4 long boom V-UHF beams on it.
> > What are the thoughts about what material to construct them from. Quite
> > frankly I would be interested in any information you guys would like to
> > share on the subject.
> The best material is I-beam (eye-beam, H-beam). It's much stronger
> round elevated guys.
> Put 60% of the guy in the ground and 40% above the ground and you'll
> in good shape.
> Steve K7LXC
> TOWER TECH
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