55 Years of Steel Antenna Towers
This year TIA is celebrating the 55th anniversary of the country’s first standard that provides guidance in the design of communications towers. John Erichsen, Principal Structural Engineer at EET and Chair of TIA’s TR-14 engineering committee tells TIA NOW that the ANSI/TIA-222 standard for “Structural Steel Standards for Steel Antenna Towers and Supporting Structures” has…
Telecommunications Video Series, Part 1: Tower Safety & Work Quality
Watch Part 1 of this Telecommunications Video Series on tower safety and work quality, featuring OSHA, American Tower, MUTI Tower Service Company and TIA’s TR-14 Chair.
Telecommunications Video Series, Part 2: Tower Safety Climb Systems
Watch Part 2 of this Telecommunications Video Series on tower safety climb systems.
TIA’s Standards division convenes communities of interest around nine engineering committees and is the administrator for a number of U.S. Technical Advisory Groups. These communities conduct the writing and maintenance of voluntary, industry-driven, consensus-based standards and specifications for the ICT industry. More than 1,000 individuals – representing network equipment manufacturers, service providers, government entities, and…
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TR-14 Structural Standards for Communication and Small Wind Turbine Support Structures
Engineering Committee TR-14 is responsible for the ANSI/TIA-222 Standard, “Structural Standard for Antenna Supporting Structures, Antennas and Small Wind Turbine Support Structures” and the ANSI/TIA-322 Standard, “Loading, Analysis and Design Criteria Related to the Installation, Alteration and Maintenance of Communication Structures.”