[TowerTalk] Tower Foundations, II

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Tue Feb 13 00:44:56 EST 2007

At 04:27 PM 2/12/2007, Cqtestk4xs at aol.com wrote:
>$350.....That's exactly what I paid out in KH6, but he did the  drawings.  No
>PE/architect out here was going to certify someone  else's drawings.  I
>imagine the same is true in your QTH.

In most jurisdictions, the PE could lose their license for 
it.  However, they could legally have you prepare the drawings under 
their supervision, and then sign and seal them.  That's no different 
than having some unlicensed apprentice or EIT in the office doing them.

>I ate the $350, figuring it was the cost of doing business  with city hall.
>What was irritating was the fact I had perfectly good  drawings from my Rohn
>book covering the tower I was planning on putting  up.  The county wanted
>Hawaii architect certified drawings.  Yep,  that's right...architect 
>Out here an architect is the one who  gets the $350, no PE.  What's 
>really sad
>is I knew more about towers than  he does.
>Still waiting for the approval.  Ah, Hawaiian time schedule!

more lohi than wiki?

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