[TowerTalk] What is....
nv8a at att.net
Thu Jul 10 11:49:31 EDT 2008
On 07/10/08 01:54 pm WA6RKN wrote:
> ....the reason for........?
> For the way towers are mounted...I notice some towers have a single point at
> the base, (They taper down to a small point that is the mount) while others
> are standard triangle or 4 legged mounts. All are guyed.
I think you may find that the ones that taper down to a point are
resting on a ball or other flexible mount that enables the tower to sway
a little without breaking off.
This answer is based on my recollection (from 50 years ago!) that the
750ft Sutton Coldfield TV tower in the UK Midlands rested on a 2in.
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