[amsat-bb] Re: PVC

Bruce Semple bruce.semple at verizon.net
Thu Feb 24 06:34:32 PST 2011

Hello Mike -
I use schedule 40 PVC with an OAK closet pole down the center for 
added stiffness
for a horizontal boom.
For vertical mast I use two PVC schedule 40 - one inside the other - 
along with a wood pole.
I use PVC end caps on the ends to keep water/ moisture out.


At 07:59 AM 2/24/2011, Mike1234 wrote:
>Has anyone ever experimented with PVC pipe to use for a mast in place of
>steel ? I have used it for vertical antennas and stands up excellent to the
>winds and weather here in Toledo, Ohio .
>        Mike   N8GBU
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