[TowerTalk] Loading 64 Foot Tower with steel guys as Vertical

Wendell - W5FL w5fl@flash.net
Mon, 24 Feb 1997 17:55:07 -0600

I have just got my Rohn 45 64 foot Foldover tower up with a 2 el 5 band quad on top.  They tower is guyed with eight guys. Four are at 30 foot and four are at the 58 foot point and the guy radius is a small 25 foot radius.  It looks like a discone and I wondered if a tower with steel guys could be loaded as a vertical?.  I do not want to insulate the guys as they are well grounded for lightning protection.  I have 67 foot long radials on the tower (also for lightning protection).

Any and all suggestions would be appreciated.

Wendell Wyly     W5FL     w5fl@flash.net

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