As stated at the begining of my post, I didn't want to make anyone mad, but
I thought I had read that years ago. May you have many turns left, and 50
more years use of your HDBX56.
Roger, thank you for verifying that I'm not completely bonkers, and I did
read that somewhere.
73, Mike K9MI
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Sent: Tuesday, March 14, 2006 00:01
Subject: [TowerTalk] Copy of my note to K9MI on the HDX 56
> We are turning a Explorer 14 with a boom length of 14 feet and longest
> element of 31 feet. We are the Twin City FM Club using a HDBX56..
> Have been
> doing that for 10 years!
> I dont know where you got that info on the Rohn but its not true. The
> windload of the tower
> is 8 sq feet which is about one med to small beam. I think your beam
> would work. I dont remember the windload of that beam but think its
> about 8-9
> sq feet. If you are really concerned take the top section off and use
> tower at 48 feet and it becomes a tank!
> Windload goes up to something like 15 sq feet!
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