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Re: [TowerTalk] TowerTalk Digest, Vol 41, Issue 21

To: Keith Dutson <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] TowerTalk Digest, Vol 41, Issue 21
From: Bill Coleman <>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 23:40:34 -0400
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On May 10, 2006, at 12:20 PM, Keith Dutson wrote:

> Well said.  A friend of mine put up a 40 foot 45G without guys and a
> tribander on top with rotor.  I did not climb it but watched while  
> two other
> friends did.  It was kinda scary just watching, but the tower was  
> steady as
> the work was done.

According to Rohn, 45G can hold up 5.1 square feet 40 feet high in 70  
mph winds. That seems like plenty for a small tribander. (My A3S w/  
A743 is 5 square feet)

Temporary guys might be a good idea while climbing to lower the  
pucker factor....

Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail:
Quote: "Not within a thousand years will man ever fly!"
             -- Wilbur Wright, 1901


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