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Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 19:00:42 EDT
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In a message dated 5/28/04 9:33:15 AM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

> In my case the mast extends 30 feet above the top of the tower as well.
>  When you consider the leverage exerted by the top antennas as well as the
>  wind resistance of the mast that is a horrendous force side force.  Putting
>  the rotor down farther reduces the arm and thus the force at that point.
>  The forces are also distributed over a wider area.

    You're also vastly reducing the bottom lever arm moment of the mast - and 
the resultant forces - inside the tower.

Steve    K7LXC

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