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Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn 25G Tower Help

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn 25G Tower Help
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Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2010 15:35:21 EDT
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You would probably see their backs if they thought you were serious. That  
tower sounds like a disaster in waiting!
I hope no one gets hurt when it falls.
Gerald K5GW
In a message dated 4/8/2010 11:45:50 A.M. Central Daylight Time, writes:

I'd like  to see the look on my crews faces if I asked any of them to climb
it.  :)

73 Dave n4zkf

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn 25G Tower  Help

In a message dated 4/8/2010 4:07:39 PM Greenwich Standard  Time, writes:

The  tower is 150' Rohn  25G.  The guy anchors are placed at 51', 51',  and
44' from the  base (can't be any more because of the lot).  Rohn  used to
have  a PDF document going over the requirements for anchors, guy   wires,
etc. for different guy anchor positions.  I cannot find  this  document,
and all I can find is the standard one with the  standard 120'  anchor
placement from the base.  Do any of you  have any  recommendations or
documentation on how to figure out the  correct materials  to be used to
support this tower?  Moving the  guy anchor positions out  is not  an

I'm  glad you're climbing it and not me.  The correct guy  postion is  
80% from the base, or around 120 feet.  The tower is an   accident waiting 

happen in a strong wind.  I imagine it is  "exciting" to  climb.  Guys 
should be 3/16 EHS.  My guess  is it only has four guy  points at most, and
not erected by a  tower company

Complete info can be found on the Rohn site.

Bill  KH7XS


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