W8IO roof tower

W8IO Rooftowers LLC - 8 Foot Very Heavy Duty Roof Tower for Fixed Mast

(updated 14 Oct 2018)

I will be taking a break this winter.  No new tower orders will be accepted between Nov. 1, 2018 and March 1, 2019.


IO-815HD-FM Roof Tower    $650 List


Specifications IO-815HD-FM
Total Height
(feet)
Height above Tower
(feet)
Max. Antenna Area
 at 80 mph

(sq. ft.)
Recommended
Mast
List Price $650
8015AL 2"OD .15w
Tower Height 8 feet (96 inches)
9
1
13.3
AL 2"OD .15w
Base Width 32 inches
10
2
12
AL 2"OD .15w
Tower Weight 72 lb.
11
3
10.9
AL 2"OD .15w
Max. Antenna Wind Area at tower top 15 sq. ft. at 80 mph
12
4
10
AL 2.38"OD .22w
Max. Antenna Wind Area at 6' abv tower
8.6 sq. ft. at 80 mph

13
5
9.2
AL 2.38"OD .22w
Max. Antenna + Mast Weight 250 lb., 350 lb. during antenna installation
14
6
8.6
AL 2.38"OD .22w
Tower Top Width 5 inches
15
7
8

Mast Plate location from Top 24 inches
16
8


Second Shelf location from Top 41 inches
17
9


Bottom Shelf location from Top 64.5 inches
18
10


Maximum Mast Diameter 2.5 inches
19
11


Mast (recommended, not included) M-96X or M-96X/M-96 telescoped together, 14' max
20
12


Fixed Mast BracketsUMB-2 for 1.9 - 2.375" OD masts (included)
Leg material 6061-T6 aluminum (1/4" thick x 2" angle)




Mast Plate material6061-T6 aluminum (1/4" thick x 2" angle)



Shelf material6061-T6 aluminum (3/16" thick x 2" angle)
Foot material 6061-T6 aluminum (1/4" thick x 2" angle)
X-Brace and V-Brace material 6061-T6511 aluminum (3/16" x 2" flat)
Assembly Hardware 5/16"-18  18-8 stainless steel
Foot to Leg hardware 3/8"-16  18-8 stainless steel
Lockwashers/nylon locknutsYes (specify when ordering)
Holes Deburred Yes
Part Edges Deburred Yes
Climbable Yes - with tower climbing belt or harness



Specifications subject to change without notice.

W8IO 8 foot very heavy duty roof tower    

                   Model IO-815HD-FM 

The IO-815HD-FM is perfect for VHF/UHF repeater antennas and wireless internet sector and backhaul antennas. UMB-2 consists of 2 each 0.188" thick x 2" x 3" 6061-T6 angle brackets and 4 each 2" pipe SS U-bolts along with 5/16"-18 SS mounting hardware.
     
 




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Roger Cox, W8IO (ex-WB0DGF) - Spring Lake, MI 49456