The footing is in with a large mower strip around the base for easy mowing. 

The tilt arm is fitted to the base

Chris is the first person in a Cyclonic D area with the Optibeam

 Check the foundation is the correct size for your soil type.  Brian can assist. Call him 0402 930 581

The hole is dug and ready to concrete the in-ground base into position.

The base has been concreted in position and a pad has been added to make mowing easy. The pedestal will be bolted to the base then the tilt arm and ram added.

Ready to receive the 8Meter long 89x89x3.5mm galvanised top tube that is purchased locally to avoid freight costs

 Concrete the footing in place, be shore to fill the centre to avoid water retention.

The top pulley assembly slides onto the 89x89x3.5mm SHS locally obtained tube

The carriage assembly is predrilled for a number of Rotators  The Yaesu G450A rotator is shown here with the GS-065 bearing at the top.  This supports the tube that the antennas are affixed to.

The mast ready to swing the antennas and pick-up the radio communications from around the world.  This masts comply with the following Australian Standards, AS 1170; AS 1170.2; AS 3600; AS 4100; AS 3500; AS 4778; AS 1784.

Both the pedestal and tilt arm in place.  Longer bolt is the pivot bolt, shorter bolt will clamp the tilt arm in place. Install the length of square tube. Amateurs  proceed to the next step. Most will now raise the mast then remove the hydraulic jack and secure it safely for later use.

The footing is in with a large mower strip around the base for easy mowing. 

Chris is the first person in a Cyclonic D area with the Optibeam

Amateurs fit the carriage on the long pole, the pulley assembly and the cable.  Check the position of the items as shown in the sidebar photo.  If unsure contact Brian, 0402 930 581. Now raise the mast,secure it then remove the hydraulic jack.

Install the antenna.

Happy DXCC, 73's.