My 1990 catalog states "Guyed ROHN towers are not self supporting at any
OTOH it seems like I have an older catalog that gives information for self
supporting installations. Unfortunately I haven't been able to find it.
Roger Halstead (K8RI and ARRL 40 year Life Member)
N833R - World's oldest Debonair CD-2
> In a message dated 5/12/2006 4:10:01 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
>> Hmm...that's interesting, thanks for the file.
> Given that Steve has maintained that 25G isn't self-supporting at any
> height literally dozens of times on this reflector, I wonder if that
> document from 1987 has been superceded.
> Umm, really? Doesn't sound familiar.
> My reference is a little Rohn pamphlet called "Manufacturer's
> Information for Bracketed or Self Supporting Towers - 25G, 45G, 55G &
> Forty-feet of free standing 25G can take 1.5 square feet @ 70 MPH - your
> TV antenna. At 30-feet it'll take 1.7 square feet @ 90 MPH. Surprisingly
> I've had this pamphlet for years and don't know if it's available on
> Steve K7LXC
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