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Re: wind load calculations?



Hi Stan,

I live in North Carolina :)  Actually, we do get an ice storm here about 
once every 2 or 3 years...but it's not an annual thing!  We get more 
hurricane action than ice action!!

But thanks for the reminder...

Mark

At 06:18 PM 5/13/2001, Stan wrote:
>Hello Mark,
>
>look for the worst case condition, covered in solid rime ice.
>making is slightly more than 2' x 3' = 6 sq feet of wind surface area.
>Do not forget to calculate the additional weight of the ice.
>
>Stan, WA1ECF
>
>
>
>"Mark L. Hammond" wrote:
> >
> > Does anybody have a good link (or explanation) on how to calculate antenna
> > wind load?  I've searched the Handbook, but can't find how to figure
> > it.  And I'm talking for a variety of antenna types--meaning, what is the
> > windload for a BBQ style dish? (simple as 2'x 3' = 6 sq. ft, more or less
> > is solid?)  Helical antennas for example?
> >
> > TIA,
> >
> > Mark L. Hammond  [N8MH]
> >
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Mark L. Hammond  [N8MH]

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