[TowerTalk] Rohn 25

RICHARD BOYD ke3q at msn.com
Sat Jan 29 10:04:18 EST 2005

I had 70' of Rohn 45 up, unguyed, at one time, and it was scary.  I got it 
guyed right away.  Rohn 25 would be scarier.  73 - Rich, KE3Q

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan NV8A (ex. AB2OS)" <nv8a at att.net>
To: "towertalk reflector" <towertalk at contesting.com>
Cc: "Daniel Hileman" <n9wx_dan at yahoo.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 29, 2005 9:46 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn 25

> Somewhere on line I found a Rohn tower calculator, from which I figured
> that I would have to use 65G for an unguyed 60ft. tower to hold my 3el.
> SteppIR (obviously bigger than a 13B2). I don't recall how much concrete
> that needed, but I agree with others who say that the size of the base
> is not the limiting factor here: it's the crumple-resistance of the
> tower itself.
> Alan NV8A
> On 01/28/05 07:48 pm Daniel Hileman tossed the following ingredients
> into the ever-growing pot of cybersoup:
> > I'm thinking of putting up about 60' of Rohn 25...for
> > "inverted V" support and a 13B2 on top, that's it.
> > Any suggestions of how deep the hole should be? I'd
> > like it to be Free-standing if possible...I'd like a
> > few ideas.
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