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[TowerTalk] Non Resonant Guy Wire Lengths

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Non Resonant Guy Wire Lengths
From: (Terry Crissman)
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 18:19:33 -0500
You can find insulators at your local feed/seed stores....These electric
fence insulators (ceramic) are inexpensive...about $3.50 or so per box of


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From: Bill Wall <>
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Date: Monday, September 20, 1999 6:36 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Non Resonant Guy Wire Lengths

>Hi All and Jack,
>ARRL Handbook has the cuts needed to make your guys non resonant. The hard
>is finding the glass/porcelean insulators.
>                                                                       Bill
>                                                                   Antenna
> wrote:
>> My last message went out without a subject.  Sorry about that.  I think
>> get better feedback with a subject line.  Here is a copy of the orginal
>> message.  73, Jack W4NF
>> Hello All,
>> The concrete will be cured to 28 days next Sunday and I'm planning on
>> stacking the rest of the sections up to the final height of 75' on the
Oct 2.
>>  I have guys at the 23' level right now and I just ordered the LOOS gage
>> tension them to the proper limit.
>> My question deals with the breakup of the next two set of guys.  I will
>> stacking a second C3E sidemounted on the tower so I want to breakup the
>> middle set of guys and the top set.
>> The middle set will be 76' long so I thought I would break it up as
>> (starting from the tower and going down to the anchor:  4' - 54' - 18'.
>> The top set will be 92' long and I was going to break up as follows:
 4' -
>> 54' - 27' - 7'.
>> Please tell me if I'm doing anything fundamentally wrong with this
>> I would prefer to keep them as long as possible as I'm going broke
>> with the purchase of the antennas, etc.
>> Thanks for your help.  Jack W4NF
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