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## Re: [TowerTalk] guy placement questions

 To: wc1m@msn.com, "Tower" ,"YCCC" Re: [TowerTalk] guy placement questions Jim Lux Mon, 10 Apr 2006 13:58:30 -0700
 ```At 11:04 AM 4/10/2006, Dick Green WC1M wrote: > >Question 3 - Guy radius: The SteppIRs need at least 25' of turning radius >(24' plus one foot for the TIC ring.) The middle SteppIR will probably not >clear the top guy if the guy radius is at the Rohn nominal 80'. If I put the >guys 85' out (slightly over the spec of 80% plus or minus 5%), then I'll get >about 3 feet of clearance. If I put the guys 90' out, then I'll get about 5 >feet of clearance. How do I compute the expected sag in the guy wires? >(Note: The plan is to use phillystran guys.) Does 3 feet leave enough >margin? Does 5 feet leave enough margin? On sag in catenaries: http://home.earthlink.net/~w6rmk/math/catenary.htm _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ TowerTalk mailing list TowerTalk@contesting.com http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/towertalk ```
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