Absent an engineering analysis that what you're proposing will be adequate, and
that the streeses from the guys won't compromise the structure, I wouldn't
deviate from the manufacturere's engineered foundation requirment. Too
>From: Bert Almemo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Aug 12, 2008 8:32 AM
>Subject: [TowerTalk] Installing HG52SS
>I'm preparing to install a Telex-Hygain HG52SS, 3 section, 52ft,
>crank-up/tilt over, tower. This is a self-supporting tower if you make the
>base 3'x 3'x 6'. Windload 9.5 sq.ft.
>I want to make a less permanent installation as we may be out of this place
>in a couple of years. Therefore I was thinking of making the base approx.
>2'x 2'x 2' and guy the bottom section (3 or 4 guys) at 20 ft. I'm going to
>use screw anchors for the guy wires. Sandy soil. Windload approx. 15 sq.ft.
>Ideas and comments greatly appreciated. Thanks.
>73 Bert, VE3OBU
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