In a message dated 6/24/2004 9:51:38 AM US Mountain Standard Time,
> I was wondering about this when I saw the question, because the AN
> Wireless Web site has a report by an independent consultant comparing
> the Trylon and AN Wireless towers. According to this, the Trylons are
> not designed to conform to any specific standard (or else Trylon will
> not say what standard), whereas the AN Wireless towers are designed to
> conform to the appropriate ANSI/TIA/EIA standard for antenna towers.
> AN Wireless says they can arrange stamps for $250.
> Alan AB2OS
I, and perhaps many others on this thread, would like to look at that
"independent report". Can you direct us to where it is. Somewhere other than a
competitors webpage, I hope.
Oh, in regards to AN vs Trylon. They both manufacture decent amateur products
but in the case of Trylon, their Titan Line (the line hams see the most) is
adequate but low end stuff compared to the rest of their product line. They
have been around almost 50 yrs and have manufactured 50,000+ towers in place
over the world. They are able to manufacture to any standard anywhere in the
Bob Epstein, PE, K8IA
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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