100+ winds in Phoenix
Fri, 16 Aug 1996 02:29:44 -0700 (PDT)
>contester #1.... Rohn 25g at 100' with stacked beams on 40m, 20, 10m
> mast pipe bent at 45 degree angle, great for
What kind of mast material? Water pipe?
> Tailtwister did actually BREAK in two!! No Joke!
Wow! This is a new one on me!!
>contester #3 Heights 55' crank-up tower with Th-6, Cushcraft 3el WARC
> Cushcraft 2 el 40 m and 2m antenna on top. Cranked
>down to about
> 45'. Tower collapsed at base, fell over block fence
> damage and onto the street. Every antenna lost and
>of course the
> tower way beyond repair.
And yet another crankup bites the dust. All the guyed Rohn towers stayed up
and all the crankups fell down! Imagine that! What a coincidence . . .