I've had good experience putting a mast up against a
two-story home with a bracket at the roof peak. At the
bottom, I put the bottom of the mast in a bucket
filled with mix-it-yourself concrete. It was plenty
sturdy for a VHF beam turned with a TV rotor.
73, Dave, N4KZ
--- "Tim, N9PUZ" <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have a 40-foot push up pole (4 sections) that I
> want to use to support a
> small VHF/UHF ground plane and the center of an HF
> inverted "V". This is a
> semi-permanent installation for about a year. I
> would like to minimize
> concrete work, etc. but want to do what's necessary
> to have adequate guying,
> etc. to make it through a Midwestern winter and
> summer of high winds, etc.
> There are two options for installation location. One
> is against the side of a
> two-story house, the other is totally free standing.
> Web searches haven't turned up much in the way of
> suggested installation,
> etc. Anyone with experience to share?
> Tim, N9PUZ
> See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting
> Towers", "Wireless Weather Stations", and lot's
> more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any
> questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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