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Re: [TowerTalk] Guy rope damping

To: Mike <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Guy rope damping
From: Bill Turner <>
Date: Thu, 01 May 2008 10:01:47 -0700
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On Thu, 01 May 2008 07:03:32 -0400, Mike <> wrote:

>I've never understood that. The purpose of guys is to keep the vertical 
>structure from falling over. I've never heard of a case of one jumping 
>straight up.

------------ REPLY FOLLOWS ------------

While I appreciate the humor there, I think the purpose of having the
guys tight is to keep the tower/vertical from beginning a back and forth
swaying kind of resonance motion in the wind. 

Preventing the jumping up is just a bonus. :-)

73, Bill W6WRT

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