[amsat-bb] Re: PVC

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Thu Feb 24 11:57:53 PST 2011

My az-el has an 8 foot steel mast, with two 5 foot PVC and closet dowel verticals on each end. It's been up for 5 years in the Florida sun and storms, supporting a 10 element 2m yagi, 30 element 70cm CP yagi, a 35 element 23cm yagi, and a 3 foot S dish at the ends of the PVC/wood H booms. I did use the grey thick-walled PVC, not the white stuff. It's a perfectly acceptable material with the wood inside, non-conductive, non-rusting.

73, Drew KO4MA

-----Original Message-----
>From: Matt Patterson <mattpatt at 1starnet.com>
>Sent: Feb 24, 2011 2:05 PM
>To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: PVC
>I can't even believe that some people recommend doing this!

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