Installation

  • Easy Install, Portable, Quick-Deploy, or Permanent Install

    You say Easy Install, Portable, and Quick-Deploy, can this also work as a permanent installation? Yes, permanent quality is the idea for most of our customers. We designed the Greyline DX Flagpole Antenna to be permanently installed as delivered, out of the box. This is common amongst HOA and ...
  • Greyline DX Ladder-line to Coax PL-259 Adapter

    Greyline DX Feed line Kit: Ladder-line to Coax PL-259 Adapter (options) The Greyline DX Feedline Kit is meant to allow the installation of our antennas to be simply, 'plug n play' even when you see ladder line in the box, "what's that?" It's okay, we have you covered, it's all super easy no ma...
  • How long does it take to assemble?

    Q. How long does it take to assemble? A. We can do it in 15 minutes but we have practice! We've heard reports of 1-2 hours from delivery to lighting up the coax with RF. It arrives ready to assemble. You dig a post hole, assemble, drop it in place, plug in your coax and you are On the Air. The t...
  • Where is the best place around my home to plant the Antenna?

    Q. Where is the best place around my home to plant the Antenna? A. For those in a neighborhood, we realize your selection is limited to your property. This antenna was designed as a smart match to please you and the neighbors. In the case of a home or HOA QTH, we believe the locations with the w...
  • I'm retired and live alone in an HOA community, can I do this myself?

    Q. I'm retired and live alone in an HOA community, can I do this myself? A. Yes! This is a strong yet lightweight antenna engineered to get you on the air on all bands in 1-2 hours and an easy install and takedown, for one person. We realize some neighborhood rules along with common sense requir...
  • I have trees, how close to the trees can we place the antenna?

    Q. I have trees, how close to the trees can we place the antenna? A. Stay at least 3' away from the tree trunks and structures. We see tested examples of no more than 15' away from a structure as "in the clear" and that's specifically metal-siding homes! If your home isn't made of metal siding y...
  • Lower Cost Alternatives to an Antenna Tuner at the Base?

    Q. Can you suggest any Lower Cost Alternatives to an Auto-tuner at the Base? A. As we urge you to consider for best results, a matchbox or tuner located at the base of your DX Flagpole or Vertical-Dipole Antenna is not a luxury, it is essential. Many users choose a commercial outdoor remote ant...
  • Tips for Tilt-Mounts, Ground Mount, etc.?

    Q. What recommendation do you have for Tilt-Mounts, Ground Mount, etc.? On the topic of Ground Mounts, consider what's available on the market today in conjunction with the wisdom of an Engineer to help educate your decision. GAP has an interesting offering with an obvious function for many adv...
  • What are my options for a base mount?

    **Q. What are my options for a base mount? ** A. Our customers are using Tilt-Bases, Bulkhead concrete Mounts, and the included easy-install ground mount sleeve. Our products marry up with the popular sizes available in the market. If you need a pointer, let us know. Remember our 12, 16, 20 and ...
  • Concrete Recommendations? 

    Q. Concrete Recommendations?  Our attorney makes us say that a Licensed PE savvy in concrete foundation experience wouldn't recommend specifics without knowing the details such as the type of soil and the wind zone. Then he/she would still need to be comfortable controlling the quality of the co...