Well, I guess you can't climb them. Good luck on aiming the grid they
show in the pic.
Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 wrote:
I've seen those a couple of years back. Does anyone know anyone
that's tried one?
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----- Original Message ----- From: "Brian Rohrbacher"
To: "WISPA General List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2005 9:18 PM
Subject: Re: [WISPA] New Tower Installation - Check out these towers!
Just came across these. They look pretty neat.
If I get a chance I am going to see what a 90 footer costs. If
anyone else calls before I do, post it here so we can all see the
price on these bad boys.
Matt Larsen - Lists wrote:
I'm getting ready to put up my first tower (finally found a place
where there weren't any existing towers available) and would like to
get some comments from others about whether I am doing the right
My goal is to mount a 2' PacWireless 5Ghz dish, a 3' PacWireless
5Ghz dish and 13db PacWireless H-pol Omni antenna at the 80 foot level.
The tower site used to have a very large radio tower on it, so the
base and guy points are all still in place. The base has a single
pin in the center, and the guy anchors are 90' out at 120 degree
My intention is to put up a Rohn 45 equivalent tower - 8 sections
and a 5' base section for a total of 85' of tower; two sets of guy
points - one at 40' and another at 80'. The antennas will mount
right above the guy wires.
Here are some of the questions that I have:
1) Should I use a flat base or an angled base (single pin) There
is already a pin in place from the old tower, but I don't know
whether it makes sense to use it or just put a flat base with new
2) Does it make sense to put a hinged base at the bottom, assemble
the tower and raise it with a winch -- or should I use a gin pole to
put it together?
3) I have not ordered my tower pieces yet. New costs look to be
about $3200 for 8 10' sections, base, 2 guy brackets, 1000' of guy
wire, guy wire ground kit and 6 turnbuckles. Am I missing anything
on this list? Does anyone have this sort of thing laying around that
they would like to sell? I'm just looking for some recommendations
as to whether this is the right price range.
Thanks for your assistance guys!
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