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 Post subject: Tower flexing
Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:48 am 
 
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I live in a windy area and want to put up a 30-40 foot tower for 20 meters. I want to use a fairly directional antenna to try my hand at DXing. I am wondering if anybody knows how much tower flexing affects such a setup? Will I have to use a guyed tower, or will a hefty unguyed, preferable crank-up, tower do the job? Thanx. :smt017




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