If the mast is on a steep roof, how are you going to extend it?
I have used the telescoping masts here, but they were usually close enough
to the roof that I could extend the mast with the joints low enough to
reach. I think on a steep pitched roof, it would be kinda hard to work on.
Might be better to use a roof mounted tripod or something. 73 and GL
> I'd like to have a telescoping TV mast installed on the roof of my 2-story
> house. I'd like to use the 50-foot Rohn telescoping mast (they're actually
> about 44 feet when installed). I've used them in years past to support a
> TA-33 tribander beam and Ham-II Rotator, by using just the lower four of
> five mast sections and guying with one set of guy wires at the base of the
> rotator. It was up for several years, and rode out some pretty big wind
> storms with no problems. I was definitely lucky, but it showed me that
> these are pretty stout masts - especially if they're installed "properly",
> with all of the intended guy wires.
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