Radio towers are the long structures, which are specially designed for the purpose of giving a support to the antennas in order to serve the broadcasting and telecommunication services. Simply we call them Telecommunications Towers. They are further subdivided into two different categories i.e. self-supporting and guyed structures. They are structures which are listed in the list of tallest structures made by man. Well, with the bright side of these towers, it is very important to keep the proper care of these towers in order to let it work efficiently.
Importance of the radio tower maintenance
The structures like these simulate the telecommunications towers. The towers located in the hurricane-prone areas are in need of getting inspected on the annual basis. It is compulsory in order to ensure that there is no hardware loses and even the antennas in addition to transmission are working properly. Proper maintenance is helpful in maximizing the life of the tower with the addition of saving a lot of monetary policy.
The key to get proper maintenance of the tower, annual inspection of the mechanical structure is compulsory. The professional inspector will first look the tower from ground to top and then head forward step by step checking the tower. There are hundreds of points that a person need to keep in mind while inspecting the tower and this aspect make it not everyone’s cup of tea. Only the professional inspectors are suitable for the job.
Steps that should be at least completed for proper maintenance
- Check out the radio towers from bottom to top in order to see the elements that are causing damage to the tower and need to be replaced.
- The tower should be painted with the colors that are non-lead based.
· Proper activities should be considered in order to prevent the tower from getting rusted.