100+ winds in Phoenix

Stan Griffiths w7ni@teleport.com
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
>with much 
>                         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 . . .

Stan  w7ni@teleport.com