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Re: [TowerTalk] Ice Loading?

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From: "Bud Semon" <>
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2006 08:30:02 -0800
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Actually Prescott is at about 5500 feet - they get a few inches of snow per
year.  Yes, the request is probably ridiculous, but I need to provide a
technical answer....

73,  Bud  N7CW

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     Arizona - ice loading?  Are they serious?  Your tower won't endure
until the next Ice Age so ...?

GL es 73 de
Gene Smar  AD3F

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From: "Bud Semon" <>
> I have gotten a request from the Prescott, AZ building department to show
> the tower design specs as a function of ice loading.  Is there a section
> reference in the building codes (they want IBC 2003) that defines
> geographical areas where ice loading is an issue (similar to the wind
> for counties)?
> Thanks and 73,  
> Bud N7CW


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