[TowerTalk] TOWER FOOTING
Mon, 17 Nov 1997 22:29:16 -0500
Jim, sounds like a Rohn SSV tower to me, check the bottom of the flanges
for numbers like 3n, 2n, 1n,etc. The hole should be roughly 10X10X4' deep
for a 60' SSV, Though that may be wrong, and i'm too lazy to get my Rohn
book out again-seen too much of it lately :) Check out my page for some
SSV pics at <<http://www.scoden.com/ka1clx.htm> See if it looks like
At 05:43 PM 11/17/97 -0800, you wrote:
<smaller>Our local club has a tower that was donated to us. It is a 58
1/2 foot, three section tower with 21" from leg to leg at the base,
tapering to abt 15" at the top.
<smaller>The tower is made of steel rod throughout, galvanized. Each
foot (3) and each section bolts together with a four bolt 1/2" thick pad
centered on the rod.
<smaller>What do we do for a footing? I can't even see aligning four
bolts in the concrete at each foot. The tower has NO markings
whatsoever. We assume it is free-standing.
<smaller>We have a hole, 4'x4'x 6' deep already dug.
<smaller>Jim, AC6TK for the Yucaipa Valley Amateur Radiio Club.
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