DIY HF vertical from tent poles?

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DIY HF vertical from tent poles?

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Has anyone made a HF vertical from collapsible fibreglass tent poles? I have a spare length of these, I was thinking of running a wire down the middle instead of the elastic and terminating it at the base. It seems like a good way of getting height without carrying long pole sections around. I was going to use a hefty base mount so it doesn't fall over.
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Re: DIY HF vertical from tent poles?

Post by Black_Pirate »

Itresesting i, d keep the elastic and run a t2lt antenna made for your band... Even a carp/ kite pole is a few grams... Solid when guyed and you can run vertical, sloper or horizontal with the aid of a tree... Like that idea though..
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