CHeck out the TT archives for the phrase wood pole. There were several
discussions on this topic about three or so years ago.
Gene Smar AD3F
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan AB2OS" <email@example.com>
To: "towertalk reflector" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, May 17, 2004 2:28 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Class 2 and Class 7 Poles
> How practical is it to use a 50' (or 60', if available)
> utility/telephone pole as a support for something like a 3-el. SteppIR?
> And how would the installed cost compare with a typical steel tower of
> the same height?
> Alan AB2OS
> On 05/17/04 02:10 pm Doug Faunt N6TQS +1-510-655-8604 put fingers to
> keyboard and launched the following message into cyberspace:
> > According to -The American Elecricians' Handbook-, the standards are
> > from ANSI, and the 10 classes are classified by the circumference at
> > the top and at a point 6 feet from the butt.
> > Class 2 is 25 inches minimum top circumference, and the figure for 6
> > feet from the butt is dependent on the type of wood and the overall
> > Class 7 is 15 inches at the top, and 29.5 toward the butt for
> > Creosoted Southern Pine, 50 feet long.
> 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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