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Re: [TowerTalk] Guy wire / Phillystran vibration

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Guy wire / Phillystran vibration
From: Steve Maki <>
Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2004 20:06:39 -0500
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W4PA wrote:

>Question about guy wire vibration.  K4JNY and I were doing tower work
>at his place all day Sunday and have noticed that on our 120? Rohn 45
>that we are experiencing quite a bit of vibration to the tower and guys
>that we believe is being transmitted down the tower by the 4 el 40m
>beam at the top.   This vibration occurs at wind speeds of 10 mph or so
>or higher.  



I have to ask this - are you sure that it's not just the 40 meter
elements that are fluttering? In which case the normal procedures
to stop that would take care of the problem.


Steve K8LX

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