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 ```As most of you already know (but may have forgotten), the wind load of a plastic owl is LOWEST, when it is facing True North, at High Noon, and being attacked by Wasps. 73 Bob KQ2M ----- Original Message ----- From: "ChetMoore" To: "Eugene Jensen" ; Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 12:16 AM Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Wind Load Calculation > geo888@cs.com says its not whether the owl is eastern or western but you > must take the square root of the wingspan ! > > chet n6zo > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Eugene Jensen" > To: > Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2005 10:58 PM > Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] Wind Load Calculation > > > > Also, it depends whether or not the tower is struck by lightening as that > > will change the composition of the owl! Gene K2QWD > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: towertalk-bounces@contesting.com > > [mailto:towertalk-bounces@contesting.com]On Behalf Of kk9a@arrl.net > > Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2005 10:32 PM > > To: TOWERTALK@contesting.com > > Subject: [TowerTalk] Wind Load Calculation > > > > > > You'll have to check the archives. I believe geo888@cs.com posted that > > the > > windload is less if the owl is facing true north on a 190 foot > > freestanding > > Rohn 25 tower. > > > > > > From: Jim Idelson > > Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2005 21:49:25 -0500 > > > > How do you calculate the wind load of a plastic owl? > > > > Jim Idelson K1IR _______________________________________________ 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. _______________________________________________ TowerTalk mailing list TowerTalk@contesting.com http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/towertalk ```