For what it is worth, I had a HyGain TH-7DXX 2 ft above the top of the
tower and a CushCraft A3WS 10 ft above that on the same mast, for over 10
years, with no problems with a T2X. I do not know what wind speed I have
experienced here in the Sunny South, although we do get some strong,
straight line winds with thunderstorms.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom McAlee" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, January 24, 2005 10:28 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Hygain T2X rotor loading questions.
> I have 16sq ft on a new T2X. The entire thing (tower, beams, etc. ) have
> only been up since November so I can't give any long term reports. But,
> has already seen 40 to 50mph winds that lasted for days. Saturday we had
> freezing rain in the afternoon which iced things up nicely, then 50 to
> winds all night (not tapering off to 25mph winds until Sunday night).
> Although its only been a few months, I've been quite surprised. I bought
> the T2X before I decided to add the OB2-40 above the 4 element SteppIR.
> I planned to have 16sq ft. I would have gone with something beefier. But,
> had already purchased it, so I figured I'd give it a try.
> Every day that we've had high winds I've expected to have a problem with
> But, so far so good! Saturday's conditions were about as bad as it gets
> here so maybe it'll be ok.
> Tom, NI1N
> ----- Original Message -----
> > Also, for those of you using this rotor out there, how heavily have you
> > sucessfully loaded it without problems? Just did my taxes and uncle sam
> > is being generous so I am thinking of a radio or aluminum! :)
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Michael W5NIG
> 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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