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Re: Tower height



Hi Les:

I think that you missed a couple of points:

How does a 89' tower with a 15' mast clear a tree canopy of 110'?

Trees grow.  What are you going to do next year, and in the following 
years?

73,

Woody
KJ4SO

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <sco@sco-inc.com>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2005 6:45 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Tower height


> My tree guy was just here and told me that my tree canopy is at a 
> height of at least 110 feet.  So I am thinking that a 89 ft tower with 
> a mast another 15 feet higher is the only way i could ever "clear" the 
> trees.
>
> Looks like a 90 ft tubular tower with top mounted antenna array would 
> be a waste of money. The only way to clear the tree cover would be a 
> triangular tower at least 89 feet tall.
>
> Les
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