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Re: [TowerTalk] Tower Rating - 90 MPH with Ice

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Tower Rating - 90 MPH with Ice
From: Alan NV8A <>
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 21:35:36 -0400
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On 09/27/06 09:32 pm wrote:

> Has anyone had success meeting the new TIA 222 G spec. in the northern states?
> My city simply says "meet the spec."  The way I understand the spec is that 
> the tower / antenna must be able to withstand 90 MPH with 1/2 inch radial 
> ice.  
> I also understand that the 90 MPH 3 second gust speed  correponds to 75 mph.
> So my question is simple.  Is there a reasonably sized (and priced) 50 foot 
> tower out there that will meet the this spec?  I don't mind paying for 
> engineering certification if I knew what was being certified was going to 
> meet the 
> spec.  By the way, my city will not accept arguements like existing 
> installations, nesting tower during storm, etc.
> Any suggestions appreciated.

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Alan NV8A

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