In a message dated 1/10/2007 8:21:38 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
> I'm looking at towers, doing some research on what tower to use.
> The US Tower 541SS (TMM series) looks great, because it cranks down to
12 feet (perfect) - but the windload rating is 12sqft and 50 pounds.
The antenna I want to put on it is 9 square feet, but 85 pounds. I'm
wondering how this would go. So far my questions to US Tower have gone
At what windspeed? I think the specs are for 70 MPH or less. What's your
county windspeed rating? If you don't know, you can look it up at
(http://www.championradio.com/windspeed.php) . In any case it sounds like the
tower will be overloaded with your
> Any ideas? I would like to use this as a self-supporting structure,
nothing but base.
The Trylon Titan self-supporters are the best value around and offer
lots of capacity (depending on the height) and a moderate price - probably
of an equivalent crank-up. _http://www.championradio.com/towers.html_
Champion Radio Products
PS - There was a recent 15% price increase which is not currently reflected
on the posted prices, sorry.
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