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The following is the primary American standard for design of
telecommunication towers. However, you may wish to do a dynamic analysis
depending upon your particular structure.

Document #: TIA/EIA-222-F
Title: Structural Standards for Steel Antenna Towers and Antenna Supporting
Structures (ANSI/TIA/EIA-222-F-96)
Committee: TR-14.7
Published: June 10, 1996
Category: Telecommunications
Description: The objective of this Standard is to provide minimum criteria
for specifying and designing steel antenna towers and antenna supporting
structures. This Standards is not intended to supersede applicable codes.
The information contained in this Standard was obtained from sources as
referenced and noted herein and represents, in the judgement of the
subcommittee, the accepted industry practices for minimum standards for the
design of steel antenna supporting structures. It is for general information

This can be found at the EIA/TIA website

James Cohen
James Cohen Consulting, P.C.
PO Box 130
Pennington, NJ 08534
Tel: (609) 730-0510
Fax: (609) 730-0511

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michel, Greg" <gmichel(--nospam--at)>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2000 19:00
Subject: Design of microwave towers

> Can anyone give me some insight into the design of microwave towers?
> standards, issues, whatever?
> Thanks,
> Greg Michel
> DLR Group
> 2141 E. Camelback Road, Suite 100
> Phoenix, Arizona 85016
> 602.381.8580
> 602.956.8358 (fax)
> gmichel(--nospam--at)