Tom et al:
Be careful! The pub I used to sort of help me through my tower design
learning process is the Uniform Building Code from 1997. In that volume,
under design of footers, the size of the excavation for the footer (tower
foundation) is supposed to be a circular hole of diameter X or a square hole
of DIAGONAL X, not SIDE X.
A circular hole of adequate size actually requires MORE concrete than a
square hole of adequate size.
Gene Smar AD3F
From: Tom Branch <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>; Dino Darling
Date: Sunday, March 30, 2003 5:37 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Round Hole vs Square Hole...
>What I found interesting was that a round hole is actually better and
>requires less concrete than a square hole.
>73 de Tom, K4NR
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Dino Darling" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2003 12:34 PM
>Subject: [TowerTalk] Round Hole vs Square Hole...
>> I was reading, with great interest, W5AJ's website about his tower
>> He hired a boring company to "drill" his hole.
>See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any
questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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