This is a pisser, too... you can't go outside, or drive down the street,
without seeing wooden poles
with jumbo voltages on 'em... but people don't understand
THAT...NIMBY... Not In My Back Yard...
If the wind comes up, or somebody didn't maintain the eqpt... yeah, THAT
is acceptable, THAT is
the norm and acceptable, just the price of having juice.
On 2/4/2012 9:17 AM, Jim Thomson wrote:
> The rules on setbacks upsets me. To have a tower fall full length and
> still remain on your
> own property is pretty tough if a ham lived on a typ city lot..like 50' x
> 120' or similar.
> Freestanding towers, like Trylons are designed to break at the 40'
> level..and not at the base.
> They will not fall full length. A UST crank up is the same deal, they
> break 3 x sections up.
> Now if a 100' tall tree on my own property, falls down on my neighbors'
> house, the neighbors'
> own house insurance covers the damage. If the neighbor does not have
> insurance, he is outa
> luck. My insurance does NOT cover my neighbors' home. Same deal with my
> later... Jim VE7RF
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