|To:||Lee Buller <firstname.lastname@example.org>,TowerTalk Reflector <email@example.com>|
|Subject:||Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn 25G and Ice Loading|
|From:||Joe - WDØM <WD0M@centurytel.net>|
|Date:||Tue, 11 Jan 2005 13:30:20 -0700|
Lived on the coast of Alaska for quite a few years - we had a heck of an
ice storm, resulting in up to 3 inches of ice on my tower and
antennas. There is a picture on my old web site:|
The picture appeared in QST a couple of years ago. The tower stood tall - and we had winds of 125 mph as well. The antenna pictured is a Mosley Pro57B-40, with a Cushcraft 5 element 6 meter yagi on top. The guys were Philystran, and had a 3 inch coating of ice on them. I'd guess that it takes a lot to bring down a well-guyed Rohn 25G.
73, Joe WDØM (Ex-WL7M)
At 12:48 PM 1/11/2005, Lee Buller wrote:
To start a new thread.....
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