On a calm day, you could hang a string, with a small weight on the end, from
the top of each tower leg. Gene / W2LU
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Jones" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, January 02, 2012 12:42 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] How to Level a Crank-up?
>I want to level my new US Tower HDX-589. I put a 4' carpenter's level on
> all three legs of the base section and have levelled them. This is all US
> Tower recommends.
> Is there anything more I can do? I have heard of using two theodolytes
> it fully extended. But I figure the sections must lean a bit due to the
> clearances that allow them to slide past each other. I don't want to tilt
> the bottom section to compensate for that lean, since different antenna
> loads or wind loads will probably make it lean different directions.
> With the bottom section leveled, am I done?
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