|To:||"John WA2GO" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>|
|Subject:||Re: [TowerTalk] Tower "DROP ZONE" or "DROP RADIUS" for Rohn 25G&Trylon Titan?|
|From:||"K8RI on Tower Talk" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 13 Jan 2005 19:02:06 -0500|
It depends on the area in which you live.|
Here it is simply the total height of the structure *excluding* antennas. They didn't even count the top mast, although I did for safety.
It may be the height of the tower plus the distance to the tip of the antenna (element) farthest from the mast, or the total height of the tower, which ever is greater.
Roger Halstead (K8RI, EN73 & ARRL Life Member) N833R, World's Oldest Debonair (S# CD-2) www.rogerhalstead.com
The Building Inspector is requiring my engineering drawings to specify what he is calling the "drop zone" or "drop radius" of the tower. He wants to see what is the radius of the circle it will all land inside when it all comes crashing down. (perish the thought!)
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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