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.
----- Original Message -----
From: "ChetMoore" <ChetMoore@cox.net>
To: "Eugene Jensen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <TowerTalk@contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 12:16 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Wind Load Calculation
> email@example.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" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <TowerTalk@contesting.com>
> 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
> > will change the composition of the owl! Gene K2QWD
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email@example.com
> > [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of email@example.com
> > 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 firstname.lastname@example.org posted that
> > the
> > windload is less if the owl is facing true north on a 190 foot
> > freestanding
> > Rohn 25 tower.
> > From: Jim Idelson <email@example.com>
> > 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.
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