[amsat-bb] Fiberglass Poles for Antenna Mounting?

Rolf Krogstad rolf.krogstad at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 11:23:14 UTC 2016

Granger sells fiberglass poles.
But my understanding is that it is critical on crossbooms so you don't
distort the pattern.  I am not sure it is needed for the mast.
Someone correct me if I am wrong.

Rolf. NR0T
On Mar 25, 2016 12:52 AM, "Scott" <scott23192 at gmail.com> wrote:

> In reading the descriptions of various directional antenna installations,
> I often see a statement that the last section of mast between the rotator
> and antenna is non-metallic (most often fiberglass, I believe).
> What is the best source for a suitable length of fiberglass pole of the
> correct size?
> I would not be surprised if the source is outside of the radio world...
> perhaps a round fiberglass pole intended for as a tool handle, for
> example.  Just a guess.
> Appreciate any suggestions.
> Thanks!
> -Scott, K4KDR
> Montpelier, VA  USA
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