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Towers and Wind Load

Calculating Antenna Wind Load
Wind Loading as a Function of Height (PDF)
Effects of the Mast on Wind Loading
Towers and Wind Load

 

 

This page provides links to articles and websites that address the issue of towers and wind loading. CCO does not guarantee the accuracy of the information given here and it should only be used as a guideline when planning a tower installation. Please contact a tower specialist before beginning a project.

Websites

Although these are commercial sites they also contain useful information on tower wind load as well as other data on preparing to install a support structure and antenna(s).

Macfarlane Electronics 
Smi Industrial Electronics: Delhi Towers
Trylon 
US Tower 
lists.contesting.com/archives//html/Towertalk/ 

Articles

Calculating Antenna Wind Load by W7NI
Tower and Antenna Wind Loading as a Function of Height by W9JCC (PDF 188K)
Effects of the Mast on Wind Loading
Towers and Wind Load by K2KIR

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