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[Towertalk] 45G (guyed) vs. SSV (self-supp'g) 70-ft. tower

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Subject: [Towertalk] 45G (guyed) vs. SSV (self-supp'g) 70-ft. tower
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Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 09:04:34 EDT
In a message dated 9/29/02 8:48:19 PM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

> According to Rohn's spec sheets, either a 45G guyed tower or an SSV 
>  self-supporting tower can support an antenna having 8 sq.ft. of 
>  equivalent flat-plate area in 90-mph wind, at the top of a 70-ft. 
>  tower.

    Don't forget that Rohn isn't the only manufacturer of self-supporting 
towers. They tend to be on the relatively expensive side whereas the Trylon 
Titan and AN Wireless versions are less expensive for around the same height 
and windload.

Steve     K7LXC

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