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Re: [TowerTalk] Wires from a Freestanding Tower

To: towertalk reflector <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Wires from a Freestanding Tower
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 06:07:36 -0800 (PST)
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Well, I'm not so sure. If a bunch of wire antennas
become heavily laden with ice (a situation many of our
radio brothers and sister are dealing with right now)
and wind comes up from the opposite side...  It would
make me pretty uneasy! Speaking of ice, check out some
of the recent damage at N9RV:

Really heartbreaking!

73, Stew K3ND (guyed tower owner)

--- chris <> wrote:

  Unless your have a lot of tension on your wire
> antennas, it seems 
> unlikely that the strain on the tower could begin to
> be significantly 
> loading the otherwise properly erected and guyed
> tower.
> -- 
> Chris, K4AY
> In theory, theory and practice are the same.  In
> practice, they are 
> different.

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