[TowerTalk] Non Resonant Guy Wire Lengths
Tue, 21 Sep 1999 09:09:46 -0500
Rohn has a complete line of the proper insulators for all
sizes of wire. I buy mine @ Texas Towers.
>Hi All and Jack,
>ARRL Handbook has the cuts needed to make your guys non resonant. The hard part
>is finding the glass/porcelean insulators.
> Bill Wall
> Antenna Mart
>> My last message went out without a subject. Sorry about that. I think I'll
>> get better feedback with a subject line. Here is a copy of the orginal
>> message. 73, Jack W4NF
>> Hello All,
>> The concrete will be cured to 28 days next Sunday and I'm planning on
>> stacking the rest of the sections up to the final height of 75' on the Oct 2.
>> I have guys at the 23' level right now and I just ordered the LOOS gage to
>> tension them to the proper limit.
>> My question deals with the breakup of the next two set of guys. I will be
>> stacking a second C3E sidemounted on the tower so I want to breakup the
>> middle set of guys and the top set.
>> The middle set will be 76' long so I thought I would break it up as follows
>> (starting from the tower and going down to the anchor: 4' - 54' - 18'.
>> The top set will be 92' long and I was going to break up as follows: 4' -
>> 54' - 27' - 7'.
>> Please tell me if I'm doing anything fundamentally wrong with this approach.
>> I would prefer to keep them as long as possible as I'm going broke already
>> with the purchase of the antennas, etc.
>> Thanks for your help. Jack W4NF
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