[TowerTalk] HDX-555 load question
Stone, Gary R.
Gary.Stone at va.gov
Fri Apr 28 11:05:26 EDT 2006
I was told NOT to guy that tower as it would put undue stress on the
tower as it is designed to not be guyed - but I can't remember who told
me that - I *think* it was someone at US Towers - but it may have been
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[mailto:towertalk-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Peter Voelpel
Sent: Friday, April 28, 2006 10:03 AM
To: towertalk at contesting.com
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] HDX-555 load question
Of course it must be guyed at the top and probably above the centre to
I was not talking about guying the bottom section which would be
Is there any reason for that particular tower not to become guyed?
From: K7LXC at aol.com [mailto:K7LXC at aol.com]
> you will most likely not install both beams at one level.
When one will be stacked above the other you cannot just add the wind
The upper one puts much more bending force on the tower then the lower
You probably have to lower it during high winds or support it with
Guying it won't be helpful. You can only guy the bottom section
the failure point will be in the un-guyed upper 1/3 or so of the tower,
the bottom section.
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