[amsat-bb] Re: Tilting Yagi up 15 degrees above horizon

Joe nss at mwt.net
Sun Jun 2 13:29:46 PDT 2013

or if you don't have surrounding objects blocking the horizon mout the 
antenna low like at ten feet, then youd have a elevated angle and ground 
gain too!

The Original Rolling Ball Clock
Idle Tyme
On 6/2/2013 3:05 PM, Bob- W7LRD wrote:
> drill holes in the boom to mast plate to change the boom to mast angle
> 73 Bob W7LRD
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rick Walter" <wb3csy at gmail.com>
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Sent: Sunday, June 2, 2013 11:05:22 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Tilting Yagi up 15 degrees above horizon
> With all the talk about tilting a Yagi 15 degrees above the horizon and
> using a rotor in azimuth only, I have a question. Since every Yagi I have
> includes mounting hardware to mount the antenna at a 90 degree angle to the
> mast, how do you tilt it 15 degrees? Do you put a bend in the mast pipe?
> Can you purchase hardware to allow the Yagi to tilt relative to the mast?
> Maybe everyone knows a simple answer but I will admit I do not.
> Thanks and 73,
> Rick - WB3CSY

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