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mounting a antennacraft st-2 on house

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rafale01010

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Where would be a good place to mount it on a house with a metal roof? Originally i planned on mounting it on top of the metal roof, which would help a lot, but the problem comes in when its going to be hard to get up there w/out professional help. Then if we did get it up there, we would have problems fixing it something went wrong, so we would have to call them back here to fix 'er up. I need something a little low priced due to my tight budget. Thanks for the help.
 

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As the previous posters have stated, an eaves mount is a good option. That's how mine is mounted (see pictures below). I got the 12" brackets & mounting pole at RS. I was also fortunate to have a full length window in my attic on that side of the house. I can get at the antenna if needed right from there.
 
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I believe the mounts depicted are the 12" wall mounts, (15-0885) from RS. The RS eave mounts, (15-0891) with their 10 ft HD mast look like this...
 
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I helped a friend mount a FM antenna on the backside of his shop using the same 12 inchers and 10 ft mast, they make for a very secure set up. Where did you run your feedline in? That attic vent looked like a good spot.

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mount success, got it mounted and connected today. am picking up further than what i thought i would. I figured asking for Macon would be a bit too much as we live 45-50mi away, and sometimes i pick them up better than Houston Cnty and i live in it. that purchase paid off well i say.
 

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So what kind of mount did you use? How high in the air do you have it? What kind of coax? I'm thinking of getting a Scantenna and would like to know the best combination of mounts and coax.
 
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