The easiest way to calculate height for me, is to draw it out to scale on graph
paper and use a ruler.
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On Aug 28, 2010, at 2:10 PM, Mac English <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
> 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
> roof where these guys will pass. The length of the guy wire on the first
> of guys is 53 feet long from anchor to tower. All anchors will be about 1ft
> 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
> 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
> the snow flies. I am not good with mathematical equations for figuring this
> of thing out. I have a scientific calculator somewhere. I just can not locate
> 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
> figure out how much concrete will go in each hole and how much concrete will
> take to fill the tower base.
> Anyone that can help me I would be most grateful for the information in
> me get back on the air and to put Kirkwood, IL on the map.
> Please email me directly if you like. email@example.com
> Thank you,
> Mac English
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