I don't know the current prices for Trylon and AN Wireless towers, but
before my XYL convinced me that I was too old for climbing and urged me
to get a tilt-over crank-up, I had come to the conclusion that the AM
Wireless towers are much sturdier than the Trylons -- and especially
after seeing and handling both at Dayton in 2005.
On 01/11/07 09:38 am firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> To whom it may concern (Kinzli?):
> I agree with Steve's assertion that Trylons are a good value for the size and
> capacity. They offer several different capacity choices, depending on which
> bottom section the tower starts with. I'd buy another if I had the need and
> the space.
>>> 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
>> 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
>> tower will be overloaded with your
>> proposed installation.
>>> 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_
>> PS - There was a recent 15% price increase which is not currently reflected
>> on the posted prices, sorry.
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