I used 1.9" OD Sch 40 water pipe to hold up
a Hy-Gain TH6-DXX 6 element tribander 7 feet
above the tower. The same pipe and antenna and tower
were up for over 30 years with no problems...
On Fri, 14 Sep 2012 12:53:32 -0700 (PDT) Dick NY1E <email@example.com>
> Lets not get carried away, 4-5 feet of 1.5" (1.9 OD) water pipe is
> fine for your antenna...Works for many 40 meter beams 10' above the
> Please don't use Sch 40 water pipe even for a VHF antenna. Exposing
> 4 or
> more feet increases the chance of it bending in the wind. Water
> strength is a flow inside not outside wind strength.
> Dave K4JRB
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Zeglen" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Friday, September 14, 2012 2:42 PM
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Antenna spacing on mast
> > Want to mount my 2m - 440 small beam antenna above my Pro57B. How
> > shouuld I space it or or does it really matter as long as there is
> 3 - 4
> > feet spacing. I realize the more the better. What do you suggest?
> What is
> > good rule to follow. Sched 40 pipe is NO problem my son is a
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