Thread: Antenna advice
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Old 5-Oct-2018, 1:53 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Smityyone View Post
Of course I won't know how good or bad my reception will be with a 5 or 6 foot mast and DB4e until I get them and hook everything up and test it. But remember I've got trees to deal with. If it turns out that I need to go higher, are "extensions" available to add to the height of my existing mast? I assume you'd recommend adding guy wires for additional support if that were the case, right?
It sounds like you should consider using gable-end brackets and a mast located at the peak of your roof (like in the picture in Rabbit's grounding example) rather than a j-mount. This may let you go a little higher.
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