I couldn't bring up the links, but in reference to my own
http://www.rogerhalstead.com/ham_files/tower.htm I have *roughly* 17,000# in
each guy anchor for a tower and antenna system height of 130 feet. The
anchors for the middle and bottom guys are elevated about 10 feet.
Roger Halstead (K8RI, EN73 & ARRL Life Member)
N833R, World's Oldest Debonair (S# CD-2)
> I just got home from an extended trip and came across your email.
> I think you can find the information you are looking for here:
> and here:
> Looking at the above articles, you'll note quite a variation in how
> much concrete folks use and what sizes of pipe or I-beam have been
> used. I would just like to point out that my station was hit by a
> tornado last year. Four towers were destroyed, but none of my
> elevated guy points failed, even though the forces were great enough
> to put nearly 180 degree bends in Rohn 55.
> 73, Arliss W7XU
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Good Day to You All.
> > I am attempting to erect 120' of Rohn 45g and have limited area for
> > guying. I can guy at a point 96' from the base of the tower, and that
> > me at the property line. I would like to use I-beams if I can and guy
> > five or six feet above ground. I live in NE Tennessee, and according to
> > I live in wind area "A." Can anyone provide guidance and instruction
> > proper procedure that would insure a safe installation? Is there a
> > that will provide data as far as size of hole, size of I-beam, and
> > concrete? Any knowledgable expertise would be greatly appreciated.
> > Thanks for the bandwidth, and have a great day!
> > Dennis Brickey N4DD
> 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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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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