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Re: [TowerTalk] EHS leader on phillystran guys

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] EHS leader on phillystran guys
From: Pete Smith <>
Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 17:02:21 -0400
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At 04:02 PM 5/23/2006, bob finger wrote:
>Torque arms do the same function ie protecting the guys from tools etc.  
>Easier than making up EHS and far easier to install.  That 
>"professionally installed" tower did have guy brackets and torque arms, yes?
>Rohn 45 torque arms are 19.5 inches long. 
>By the way  "out of reach" and "avoid damage....brush fires".  may not 
>be the same.  Don't forget that brush fires create heat and it is the 
>heat that will damage the phyllistran.  To me that means ehs to at least 
>20 feet vertically from the ground anchor and that is not 20 feet of 
>ehs.  73 bob de w9ge
>Dick Green WC1M wrote:
>>Hi. I plan to follow the recommendation that short EHS leaders 

If your tower is in a wooded location, it is also important to avoid situations 
where tree branches moving in the wind can abrade the Phillystran.

73, Pete N4ZR


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