Manpack Portable Masts GRP and Aluminium
The standard range of Manpack masts and vertical radiators make up to heights of 5.0 meters (16.3′) and 7.0 meters (22.9′). Manufactured with strength and portability in mind they break down to fit into a man transportable pack only 1 meter long. The masts are easily erected by one man in less than 10 minutes on almost any terrain. They are supplied with all fittings and guys with color coded terminations for 2 or 3 level, 4 point fixing.
The fiber-glass masts are designed for use as end poles for dipole antennas or as supports for VHF or UHF tactical antennas. being able to carry a static head load of up to 13.6 kg.
Aluminium alloy masts have the same guying arrangements as the fiberglass types but in addition, are fitted with a terminal on the bottom section which allows them to be used as a vertical radiator, and can be provided with a polypropylene base insulator if required.
Both masts are finished olive green drab. Stays are pre-stretched and are wound on caroon loaded ultraviolet resistant polypropylene formers which are also the guy tensioners. Hilomast LLC manufacture alternative fiberglass and aluminium masts for varying heights and headloads to order.
|Material||Epoxy pre-impregnated glass fiber or HE3OTF aluminium alloy|
|Guys||Pre-stretched 29.-;kg (4mm od) polyester either white or dyed olive drab|
|Carry Bag||Normally 15oz commercial canvas but also in PVC coated nylon|
|Fittings||Aluminium and galvanised steel|
|Storage Spools and Guy Tensioners||Carbon loaded polypropelene|