[VHFcontesting] Stacking distance for 50,144,432?
Stephen Hicks, N5AC
n5ac at n5ac.com
Tue Nov 1 01:00:36 EST 2005
>> I stacked lowest on top for my mobile roving installation using this
>> rationale... 2m on top, 220 below, 432 below, etc.
> The only thing I see that would be a problem with this set up is that
> the maximum windload on the mast is at the furthest point away from
> its mount. This can be compensated for with larger diameter and/or
> wall thickness of mast material
Mast? I use a PVC pipe square that is about 2' tall, 4' wide and 6' deep on
top of the truck. It's like a cube and it seems to do fine at 80+ MPH. You
have to turn to rotate the antennas. Works fine for me, but others might
prefer a rotator. The 6m, 2m and 220 antennas stick out above the cube on
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