[amsat-bb] Arrow ll to camera tripod adapter

Don KB2YSI kb2ysi at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 01:43:12 UTC 2018

I put a counter weight type setup on mine as well.  Helpful tips/ideas from
K3RRR & KG5CCI to make a place to attach my D74A and duplexer; they make
great ballast!

73, Don KB2YSI

On Feb 25, 2018 19:35, "Roy Dean" <royldean at gmail.com> wrote:

> I believe it comes pre-tapped with a 1/4-20 hole.    I didn't like the
> positioning, so I machined an aluminum "saddle" that bolts to boom, and
> that in turn is threaded onto the tripod mount.   I also machined an
> extension and counterweight that makes manipulating the antenna much
> easier.
> > I have had my Arrow ll antenna for a number of years now. I have seen
> > probably hundreds of these mounted to a camera tripod using different
> > methods. Does anybody have an easy design they might share?
> > 73's
> > Jim
> > WA5QAP
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