if you don't have the manufacturer's specifications that cover your
situation then the best thing to do is to have a qualified engineer study
the tower and installation site and make proper plans.
i would spend a lot of time getting the specifications for that 'jointing
collar', depending on how it connects it could greatly reduce the weight
and wind load capability of the tower above the collar.
> I am starting to make plans for the erection of a second tower and hope to
> benefit from the experience and expertise of towertalkians.
> My immediate questions concern the specification for a foundation to
> support the tower and likewise for guy anchor points.
> I have 10 x 10ft sections of tower which appears similar to Rohn 55G.
> These sections measure 19.5 inches across the face with legs of ~1.3
> inches diameter. The cross struts are ~0.44 inches diameter. I have two
> further tower sections 15.75 inches across the face with 1 inch diameter
> legs and cross struts of ~0.35 inches. These connect to the larger tower
> sections with a jointing collar. I propose to use a pier pin arrangement
> at the base of the tower.
> Can someone help out with appropriate specifications for the tower base
> and the anchor points?
> Bob, 5B4AGN, P3F
> 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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