Prevent antenna failures

Markley, Don L.
March 2008
Broadcast Engineering;Mar2008, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p54
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the installation of a television antenna at the top of the Sears Tower in Chicago, Illinois. It examines how the engineers involved in the project managed to install the antenna safely and avoid life safety risks and physical damages. In addition, the employment of helicopters to minimize project disruption, the structural analysis of antenna, and the potential effect in case of structural failure are discussed.


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