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Re: [TowerTalk] Tower Placement

To: Tom <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Tower Placement
Date: Fri, 06 Feb 2004 17:06:38 +0000
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>Am I overly cautious or dealing with paranoia?

Yes, antenna elements will not be falling through the roof!  And buy an 
AlfaSpid worm gear rotator with no brake therefore no noise, if that's a 

>Will be putting up a guy-less tower, but will be using guys anyway. 

If the tower is designed to be self supporting then I would greatly not 
recommend guying it.  Self supporting towers are actually designed that way 
with no need for guys.  Guying a self supporter will prevent it from twisting 
like it wants to by design and could actually create a big problem.

My two cents, Gd Luck, Phil  KB9CRY

See:  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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