Yes, the vertical component of the guy wire tension becomes less as well of the
compression force that is present at the legs of the tower. At the same time
the horizontal component becomes greater, and that is the one force that holds
the tower against moving sideways.
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> To: TowerTalk@contesting.com
> Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2010 22:51:55 -0400
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Rohn 45 Guy Anchor Positions
> I am getting ready to install my Rohn 45 tower. I am planning a 100 foot
> tower with a wall bracket at 18 feet and 3 sets of guy wires.Some of the guy
> anchors are going to be about 100 feet out from the base of the tower. I see
> a figure of 80% used for the anchor spacing. I presume that this is a minimum
> and being a bit further out is a good thing. Am I correct in this?
> 73 Mark N1UK
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