Steve Maki wrote:
> Peter Larsen wrote:
>> In my opinion, you should keep any tower/antenna at least twice the height
>> of the antenna from any power line.
I have no qualms at all putting 130' 150' from the power line.
>> Of course that's often not possible. We (my crew and I) regularly work
>> on commercial towers that are only 30'-40' feet from 13KV. If the
>> structure is safe and you know what you're doing, the danger is minimized.
>> Unfortunately the 13KV lines that feed my own house split my property in
>> half. In order to fit the towers that I wanted on my property, I had to
>> violate the 1X distance 'rule' on one of them. But it's guyed well and
>> I'm comfortable working on it.
>> Weekend warriors, if faced with a special situation that calls out for a
>> professional crew, should hire a professional crew, there's no doubt
>> about that...
>> Steve K8LX
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