Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-22 Thread Scott Reed
I think folks have pretty much taken care of the base issue.  I beleive the recommendations for grounding are to use solid wire, not stranded.  If you can, use #2 or larger.  The goal with grounding, if it is for lightning protection, is to get the lowest impedance possible to ground.  Spread

Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-22 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
Portland cement has no gravel. I'll mix it 4 parts to one. So.those 15 94 lb bags are like 60 94 lb bags. I had figured I needed 1.28 yards for the hole I dug. But now that I have the specs I will see how big the hole has to be. I will only put a CPE on this tower. Nothing huge. Brian

Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-22 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
Ya, I finally understood the diagram. I have to calculate my "w", "x", and "d" to figure the base. http://www.wb0w.com/shelby/BXCBS1.htm Brian Scott Reed wrote: I think folks have pretty much taken care of the base issue. I beleive the recommendations for grounding are to use solid

Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-22 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
--- From: Brian Rohrbacher [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Mon, 22 Aug 2005 08:34:03 -0400 Subject: Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower Portland cement has no gravel. I'll mix it 4 parts to one. So.those 15 94 lb bags are like 60 94 lb bags. I had figured I

Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-22 Thread Tom DeReggi
To: WISPA General List Sent: Monday, August 22, 2005 1:13 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower I think you have to get something like 7 yards to avoid all the charges and fees for the truck. I guess I'll let you guys know in 2 months how it went. My brother does concrete for a living, so

Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-22 Thread Rob's list
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower I think you have to get something like 7 yards to avoid all the charges and fees for the truck. Yeah, but bad back for the month, costs more. :-( Tom DeReggiRapidDSL Wireless, Inc IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband

RE: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-22 Thread JohnnyO
Wireless Networking Network Design, Installation and Administration www.nwwnet.net -- Original Message --- From: Brian Rohrbacher [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Mon, 22 Aug 2005 08:34:03 -0400 Subject: Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-22 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher Sent: Monday, August 22, 2005 9:47 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower I know. On one hand I want it good enough for a CPE, but on the other hand I don't want to hear on the news 20 years from now

Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-22 Thread A. Huppenthal
- but that is b/c I add overkill into our tower bases JohnnyO -Original Message- *From:* [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] *On Behalf Of *Brian Rohrbacher *Sent:* Monday, August 22, 2005 9:47 AM *To:* WISPA General List *Subject:* Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower I

Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-22 Thread Blair Davis
*Subject:* Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower I know. On one hand I want it good enough for a CPE, but on the other hand I don't want to hear on the news 20 years from now that it crashed over and killed a guy when he wanted to put his VW Bug on top of it. I want to build it to take whatever

Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-22 Thread A. Huppenthal
PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] *On Behalf Of *Brian Rohrbacher *Sent:* Monday, August 22, 2005 9:47 AM *To:* WISPA General List *Subject:* Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower I know. On one hand I want it good enough for a CPE, but on the other hand I don't want to hear

Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-21 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
That one has 7 sections and mine has 5. I never found the specs for base. I'll keep looking. Lonnie Nunweiler wrote: http://bold98.org/gallery/ProjectsTower Please read this and the manual from the site. You do not have nearly enough concrete for the base. Lonnie On 8/21/05, Brian

Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-21 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
Found it. But now I don't understand exactly how big my hole needs to be. http://www.wb0w.com/shelby/BXCBS1.htm Brian Rohrbacher wrote: As close as I get is the info on page 9 and 10. All I want is the dumb thing to say dig a hole this by this for a 40 footer. I still have no idea how big

RE: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-21 Thread JohnnyO
The same size as the one for the 70ft Version Brian - That's how large of a base you need. JohnnyO -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2005 11:53 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX

RE: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-21 Thread JohnnyO
PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2005 11:58 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower Found it. But now I don't understand exactly how big my hole needs to be. http://www.wb0w.com/shelby/BXCBS1.htm Brian Rohrbacher wrote: As close as I get

Re: [WISPA] Rohn BX Tower

2005-08-21 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
oops, here is where pages 9 and 10 are. http://www.antennasystems.com/bxcatalog.pdf Brian Rohrbacher wrote: As close as I get is the info on page 9 and 10. All I want is the dumb thing to say dig a hole this by this for a 40 footer. I still have no idea how big of a hole I need. A.