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[TowerTalk] Tower Surveying Tools?

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Tower Surveying Tools?
From: (Jerry Keller)
Date: Mon Jun 9 11:42:11 2003
If obstacles dictate deviation from exact 120 deg (or 90 degree) guy
placement,  how much deviation is acceptable?  What are the consequences?
Jerry K3BZ

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard Karlquist" <>
To: "Chris BONDE" <>; "Rich Hallman - N7TR" <>
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Sent: Monday, June 09, 2003 11:31 AM
Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] Tower Surveying Tools?

> >
> > Take a rope about 20fr or so long, put a stake in both end, say a large
> > spike.  Push one into the gound in the centre of the tower,  (Say arenot
> > most towers with three verticals have the 3 verticals 120 degrees
> > apart?)  With the other end ot the rope spike draw a circle around the
> > tower, ie using the rope as a compasses.  When the circle is drawnuse
> > rope as the radius maker and make 6 marks around the
> >
> > Chris opr VE7HCB
> It is easier to just use tape measures simulateously
> to triangulate.  This avoids drawing arcs on the ground.  For example,
> mark the first guy point at the correct radius and arbitrary angle,
> then pull one tape measure from the guy point and another from the
> tower center.  Move them around until they cross each other so that
> the one from the tower center is the correct radius and the other
> reads twice as much.  That is the next guy point.
> Rick N6RK
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