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20140222 - Antenna Ideas

posted Feb 21, 2014, 4:43 PM by Onno Benschop   [ updated Feb 21, 2014, 5:13 PM ]
Some ideas for antennas:
  • Push-Pull rods
  • Telescoping Pulling Pole
  • Cable Puller Kit
  • Tent Poles
  • Heavy Duty Fishing Rod

Anthony, VK6MAC shares:
I have these two and have been very happy with both!
I've found that the jackite pole is strong enough for almost any wind or antenna type if you attach the antenna to the bottom of the very top section.  Also, a strip of gaff tape around each join makes it immune from random collapse events.

Onno, VK6FLAB shares:
I have one of these - not cheap, but durable, unfortunately not indestructible: