Glad to help, Patrick - good luck with your project!
Joe Hannigan - WDØM
Pagosa Springs, CO
Patrick J. Jankowiak wrote:
> That is something along the lines.. Thanks! I will talk to the engineer
> about this kind of thing.
> Joe - WDØM wrote:
>> I faced a similar problem - bedrock is just 6 inches under the soil on
>> my 5 acres. The subsurface rock is sandstone. I put up a 55 foot UST
>> TX-455 tower by placing about 4 feet of concrete on TOP of the bedrock,
>> anchored by 25 rods cemented into the bedrock. It's withstood 90 mph
>> gusts, and works fine. It's been there for almost 5 years.
>> Your conditions may be far different, but there still could be a
>> solution, as others have suggested. You can see how I did it at:
>> Click on Ham Radio, then Tower Project.
>> Good luck - hope to hear you on the air.
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