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Jerry Keller - K3BZ" <email@example.com> wrote:
>So do I. From the photos, it is indeed an antenna disaster of major
>proportions. In an area prone to
>ice storms this kind of wipeout must happen periodically, though, and it
>brings to mind one of the
>best features of the SteppIR yagis... when an ice or wind storm is expected,
>one can withdraw the
>metallic element tapes into the motor housings on the boom, leaving only the
>hollow fiberglas tubes
>as particularly vulnerable to damage. The fiberglas tubes have shown a
>remarkable ability to bend
>and rebound without damage even with thick ice deposits, but in the unlikely
>event one were to be
>damaged, it's not very expensive to replace (last I heard, about $25 from the
>mfr.). With access to
>the boom, it's not a tough job either... the glas tube slides in and is
>secured by a rubber
>weather-boot (Home Depot or Loew's)and a couple of SS hose clamps. Maybe Pat
>will be looking at the
>SteppIR as replacement for the obviously more vulnerable aluminum, because the
>terrible damage in
>those photos shouldn't happen to anyone even once, but certainly not more than
>73, ?Jerry K3BZ
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Jan Erik Holm" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Cc: "towertalk reflector" <email@example.com>
>Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2005 2:31 AM
>Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Wires from a Freestanding Tower
>> Wow what a total dissaster. I really feel sorry
>> for N9RV!
>> 73 SM2EKM
>> GALE STEWARD wrote:
>>> 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
>>>>In theory, theory and practice are the same. ?In
>>>>practice, they are different.
>> 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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