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[TowerTalk] Re: Antenna element vibration damping - How

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Re: Antenna element vibration damping - How
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Date: Sun Aug 10 11:02:06 2003
In a message dated 8/9/03 4:03:58 PM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

> Okay, I'll bite. Who makes antennas that won't vibrate in the wind and have
>  failure of the elements without using a rope?

    Element dampening is needed due to the vibrations set up by low wind 
speeds. This is from the elements being basically the same size from end to 
Force 12 uses an aggressive taper schedule that starts out big and tapers 
quickly, thus eliminating the low wind speed vibrations. 

Steve     K7LXC
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