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Simple and Inexpensive Dipole and V Antenna Mount
by John, KL7JR

If you do lots of experimenting with whip type antennas,
 here is an idea for a unique, simple and inexpensive method for mounting them!

The Simpson Strong Tie "T" (aka hurricane connector) runs less than $5 at Home Depot or Lowes and already comes with two 1/2" holes predrilled.  Just bend (or use as is for horizontal dipole) and install CB 3/8" connectors and go! 

The V beam mount (shown in the second picture below), is bolted to a 1/2" EMT mast for mobile use.

Use as a horizontal dipole or bend 90 degrees for a horizontal V beam! 
Just bolt bottom of "T" to your mast.  For heavier antennas, use two "T's" back-to-back bolted or welded together.

On left of photo above shows bending for vertical or horizontal dipole.
On right it is shown bent for V type antennas and mounted on short mast.

Both already Arctic proven!
73 - John - KL7JR



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