[TowerTalk] A Different Take On Guy Wires?
Sun, 2 May 1999 18:13:43 -0400
On Sun, 2 May 1999 13:06:10 -0400 "Joe Subich, W8IK/4" <W8IK@ibm.net>
> > On a related thread would not just one set of 1/4" EHS guys at the
> > level be sufficient for a modest tribander type of installation?
> > Which would be better in that case, a pier pin base or solid
> > This would then negate the need for easy to damage Phillystran and
> > possibly even guy insulators. In Florida having everything
> grounded 6
> > ways to Sunday seems a wise move.
> Most, if not all, of Florida is 100 MPH or 110 MPH territory. I
> not consider leaving 20' of Rohn 45 above the guy point even with a
> small tribander (C-3, TH3, TA33, A3, etc.).
Why not? I dont even consider the above as real antennas. Rotary dummy
Such an installation
> be "pushing the envelope" for the tower strength at the guy
> the base, and in the middle of the lower span.
That does not agree with anything I have read or experienced. Please
explain your reasoning.
45G can handle at least 2.5 X their ratings just to get past the lawsuit
> ... Joe Subich, W8IK/4 ex-AD8I
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