I had 70' of Rohn 45 up, unguyed, at one time, and it was scary. I got it
guyed right away. Rohn 25 would be scarier. 73 - Rich, KE3Q
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan NV8A (ex. AB2OS)" <email@example.com>
To: "towertalk reflector" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "Daniel Hileman" <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 29, 2005 9:46 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn 25
> Somewhere on line I found a Rohn tower calculator, from which I figured
> that I would have to use 65G for an unguyed 60ft. tower to hold my 3el.
> SteppIR (obviously bigger than a 13B2). I don't recall how much concrete
> that needed, but I agree with others who say that the size of the base
> is not the limiting factor here: it's the crumple-resistance of the
> tower itself.
> Alan NV8A
> On 01/28/05 07:48 pm Daniel Hileman tossed the following ingredients
> into the ever-growing pot of cybersoup:
> > I'm thinking of putting up about 60' of Rohn 25...for
> > "inverted V" support and a 13B2 on top, that's it.
> > Any suggestions of how deep the hole should be? I'd
> > like it to be Free-standing if possible...I'd like a
> > few ideas.
> 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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