You can purchase a 30ft piece of 3" irrigation tubing from Farmville, VA.
Bolt it to a 4X4 post. Attached a small capacity hat on the top (if needed).
and your ready to go.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Sturpe" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 6:40 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] 40 Meter Vertical
>I am looking for a design for a full size 40 meter, 1/4 wave, self
> supporting vertical.
> I am thinking that telescoping aluminum tubing is the best way to go, but
> am not sure what sizes are needed in order to be self supporting (no
> It has been suggested that I simply use half of an element from the 40
> yagi as described in the ARRL antenna book. This in fact would work, but
> probably design over kill for a vertical.
> Does anyone know of plans for a design that meets my criteria?
> Paul, W3GQ
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