[TowerTalk] 80' tower in SF Bay area (update)

john at iguanavilla.com john at iguanavilla.com
Mon Jul 31 14:20:29 EDT 2006

I'm guessing that the earth was already disturbed from installing the 9 ft
square x 1 1/2 ft. thick footing that the manufacture (AN Wireless)

John KK9A

To: Towertalk
From: K7LXC
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2006 08:56:59 EDT

In a message dated 7/29/2006 2:56:53 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
towertalk-request at contesting.com writes:

>  Today I'm assembling the tower base and purchasing rebar,  dobies, wire
etc. and plywood for the forms

        What are the plywood forms  for? Typically, the concrete in the
ground should be poured against undisturbed  earth. If you've got sloughing,
you might need the forms but  they're tricky to backfill and tamp.

Steve     K7LXC

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