No way I'd use EMT.
That stuff is designed to take NO load and be easily bent.
I spent many an unfortunate hour of my youth on the business end of a
Spend the money and get some 2" steel mast shipped.
Roger (K8RI) wrote:
> There are two types of rigid steel conduit. The one is like schedule 40
> pipe and the other (EMT) is thin wall.
> The heavy conduit like we used in industry is soft like water pipe, but
> still fairly strong. Then there is thin wall or EMT which would
> probably work IF the antenna is mounted right at the top of the tower. I
> would not want to mount the antenna any distance above the top of the
> tower due to the leverage or angular moment generated particularly due
> to wind load.
> Roger (K8RI)
R. Kevin Stover
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