[TowerTalk] Non resonant guy considerations
w7ry at centurytel.net
Tue Apr 30 23:00:50 EDT 2013
>>>I don't think I would ever use steel guy wires again.
I absolutely agree!!
On 4/30/2013 4:50 PM, Patrick Greenlee wrote:
> From: Steve MIller
> Sent: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 3:52 PM
> To: Patrick Greenlee
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Non resonant guy considerations
> I don't think I would worry much about it. I'm sure opinions
> differ but try it without first and if everything plays well, go with it.
> If not, you can always break up the lines. Lew Gordon did a study on hf
> and found that there was little difference between having the guys broken
> or one solid piece. I have an 80' tower with no insulators. My 2M5WL is
> 13' about that and I've had no problem working the "dx" -- here that
> basically means east coast though I have worked Wyoming, Texas, and New
> Mexico as well as Connecticut and other east coast stations on 2M. (I
> must admit that was a few years ago but little has changed on my tower
> since). Steve N0SM
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