I had one of those with a KT 34XA and a pair of Cushcraft long boom 2m beams on
it in NY. An ice storm destroyed the antennas but no issue with the tower
itself. It's a tough little tower.
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On Jun 2, 2012, at 7:28 PM, "k2vi" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I hope someone can give me advice on a roof tower. It's a create 6 foot
> tower. It looks very strong so i was thinking of bolting it up on my 30'
> peaked roof with a hy-gain 203 BA 20 meter monoband yagi. The yagi weighs 32#
> and has a 5.6 wind load, The boom is 16 feet long made of 2' aluminum tube.
> It's either that or a costly ground tower. Do you think this will be a safe
> way to go. I know how to secure it with 2x6 planks inside the attic and small
> vertical pieces between the all thread. By the way the south and west has a
> wall of trees to break the wind. Am i safe with this setup? thanks in advance
> and best in health.
> tony k2vi
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