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Subject: [TowerTalk] Fwd: Design/Drawing for Crank up tower
From: amit singh <>
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2009 23:37:51 +0530
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From: amit singh <>
Date: Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 4:11 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Design/Drawing for Crank up tower
To: Bill Fikis <>

Thanks a lot for the response.

Firstly, I would preferably have it on the roof. Secondly, the height should
preferably by at least 35-40 feet. The roof height is about 24 feet from the
ground. We live in a low rise area, and the houses around are maximum three
storeys high. This will give an overall height of about 55-60 feet. Thirdly,
guy lines can be put since there is space around the house to fix them. The
roof is a plain flat roof - 60' x 20' with no structures. One possibility is
to fix the tower at the first floor level and then fix it by the side of the


On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 12:24 AM, Bill Fikis <> wrote:

>    amit singh ....
>               Are you planning to install tower on top of roof ??
>                How  tall  do  you want the tower ??
>                Do  you want guy  lines for the tower ??
>                Is  there room  beside the building for the tower ??
>                                        .............Bill / w2ay
> ******************************************************************************
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Design/Drawing for Crank up tower
>  Hello,
>> I write this from Chandigarh, India. I have been following the posts on
>> this
>> group, and learning a lot in the process.
>> I have a new Australian made HB-35-C tri-band yagi (Boom length 4.00
>> metres,
>> Max element length 10.6 mts. Weight 22 kgs, Wind Loading 1300n) and a
>> Yaesu
>> G-1000DXA rotator. Now all I need is a suitable tower to put this on! I
>> have
>> a two-storeyed flat roofed house.
>> My problem is that I do not have a suitable design or drawing in order to
>> get a 3-section crank up tower fabricated. Such towers are not
>> commercially
>> available, locally, and the only option I have is to get one fabricated
>> for
>> myself with a simple achievable design. I wonder if anybody could help me
>> in
>> this respect.
>> 73's,
>> Amit
>> Vu2ZZA.

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