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Subject: [Towertalk] US Towers
From: (Troy Flowers)
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 19:02:49 -0700
I 2nd that, or 3rd it.  I tried forever to get a permit here in San Diego.
Called asked for the engineering packet to put it up and they sent me a
packet.  I then went to get my permit and was told that I need the "wet
seal" packet by the city building code people.  Called Useless Towers and
they said that's right that that's what I should have asked for, etc. You
know the deal.  Terrible waste of my time and money.
  Here's the home depot business model.  Irritate one customer and he'll
tell everyone he comes in contact with at every BBQ, party, etc., make one
happy and he'll say nothing.  Wanna guess which camp I'm in with Useless

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuck Counselman" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, September 17, 2002 3:43 PM
Subject: [Towertalk] US Towers

> >>unfortunately, US Towers says they "don't have the yield strength"
> >>for their masts....
> >>73, David K4ZZR
> The building code in my area (eastern MA) requires 90-mph-wind
> survival, so I sent email to US Towers (at the address given on their
> website) asking whether any of their towers can survive 90-mph wind,
> and if so, with how many sq. ft. of antenna on top, and with what
> guying.  I got an unresponsive reply so I asked again.  This time I
> got no response at all.  I conclude that no US Towers tower can
> survive 90 mph, even with no antenna.
> On the Rohn website, you find very detailed wind-loading info.
> 73 de Chuck, W1HIS
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