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Re: [TowerTalk] Dish On A Tower

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Dish On A Tower
From: Jim Lux <>
Date: Sat, 19 May 2007 14:07:51 -0700
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At 03:11 AM 5/19/2007, wrote:
>Hello to all,
>I am considering using a 10' dish for 1296. I would like to see it up  70'.

To a first order, you're looking at a drag area of 3.14*25 square 
feet (what's that, about 80 square feet?)

In a 80 mi/hr wind (16 lb/sf, roughly) that's going to be 1280 pounds 
of wind drag!

better be a burly tower.


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