[AMRadio] Telescoping pole


Brett gazdzinski brett.gazdzinski at verizonbusiness.com
Thu Nov 30 15:22:03 EST 2006


You could put a 10 foot TV antenna mast on top,
as long as its not supporting much....

Brett
N2DTS
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net 
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of A.R.S. - W5AMI
> Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2006 10:43 AM
> To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Telescoping pole
> 
> Rick,
> 
> Lowes was the one that had these, however they only had a 36'
> telescoping mast.  I remembered I had my wife look for them last time
> she went to Lowes, and sure enough they were there.  Shorter than I
> would really want, however there was no shipping to pay for.  Seems
> like they were about $50.  Maybe they could order a 50' one from their
> source.  Hmmmm.
> 
> 
> On 11/29/06, Rick Brashear <rickbras at airmail.net> wrote:
> > Thanks Brian.  I checked with Home Depot and all they had 
> locally was
> > the 5' or 10' television antenna masts that you piece 
> together.  They
> > would probably work, but don't seem very strong to me.  I 
> found the same
> > problem with shipping costs when I was going to order a 
> push up pole.
> > They are too long to ship normally and freight shipment is 
> ridiculous
> > for such an item alone.  If I find out any more info I'll 
> sure let you know.
> >
> > 73,
> > Rick/K5IZ
> >
> >
> >
> > A.R.S. - W5AMI wrote:
> >
> > > Rick,
> > >
> > > I've heard that Lowes or Home Depot sells push-up masts, however I
> > > don't know if they have any 50 footers.  Problem I've had 
> with things
> > > like this is the cost of shipping...
> >
> >
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