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Re: [TowerTalk] Guy wire height from anchor to tower

 To: Mac English Re: [TowerTalk] Guy wire height from anchor to tower "Dave Tipton, W5DMT" Sat, 28 Aug 2010 14:41:05 -0500 mailto:towertalk@contesting.com>
 ```The easiest way to calculate height for me, is to draw it out to scale on graph paper and use a ruler. Dave Tipton Office 940.239.7368 Mobile 214.690.2512 Sent from my iPhone On Aug 28, 2010, at 2:10 PM, Mac English wrote: > I would greatly appreciate it if someone could help me figure out how to > calculate guy wire height from the guy anchor up towards the tower. > > > My tower height will be at 70 ft. My first set of guy will be at the 32 ft > level > the second set will be around the 68 ft level. The total distance to each > anchor from the base of the tower is 45ft. > > On one of my anchors is only 14 feet away from my home. The max height on my > home where the first set of guys will pass is around 11 feet high. I need to > know how high that first set of guys will be at 14 feet from the anchor to > the > roof where these guys will pass. The length of the guy wire on the first > level > of guys is 53 feet long from anchor to tower. All anchors will be about 1ft > 8in > above ground. > > I am wondering if the first set of guys will be high enough off the ground to > clear my home. I have some logistical issues with respect to where I can > place > the tower & guys on my property because of utilities and the placement of > buildings on my property. > > > I have been off the air for 4 years and I am anxious to get my tower up > before > the snow flies. I am not good with mathematical equations for figuring this > kind > of thing out. I have a scientific calculator somewhere. I just can not locate > it > as I have just recently moved and I am still looking for things. > > Plus while we are at it I will be digging a 2x2x4 ft hole for the base of the > tower. The anchors will be 5ft deep by a 2 ft wide undisturbed hole. I need > to > figure out how much concrete will go in each hole and how much concrete will > it > take to fill the tower base. > > Anyone that can help me I would be most grateful for the information in > helping > me get back on the air and to put Kirkwood, IL on the map. > > > Please email me directly if you like. km9zkb9mdl@yahoo.com > > Thank you, > > > Mac English > KM9Z > > > > _______________________________________________ > > > > _______________________________________________ > TowerTalk mailing list > TowerTalk@contesting.com > http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/towertalk _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ TowerTalk mailing list TowerTalk@contesting.com http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/towertalk ```
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