To me it sounds like a nutty idea, though there's nothing wrong with
that. But really, why not put up a less ambitious building to house your
servers, and install a nice 100' Trylon self supporter or something like
I think in the end you will be happy that you put up a tower and a
building and didn't try to commingle the two.
On 2/18/2012 7:33 PM, Bruce Ward wrote:
> You make a very sane suggestion.
> My reason for putting the tower on top of the building, if I do, is to
> get an extra 8' to 10' of height. The building will be sufficient to
> handle the 1100 pound weight plus the horizontal wind loads.
> The tower site is covered in 60' plus trees and there is a similar
> height hill with similar height trees between my tower and the far end.
> I need to get above the trees plus above the fresnel zone so I want to
> go as high as I can.
> If I use the Rohn 25G we will add sections until we are high enough.
> This method could mean that I have to build sufficient structure to
> bracket even higher than 35'. I would place the bottom section Rohn 25G
> on the ground (a concrete base) and bracket it to a pole embedded into
> the building.
> If I use the the TRI-EX I am stuck with its 70' height plus a 10' mast.
> Since it is a one shot deal I would like to start as high as I can.
> Thank you.
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