W8IO roof tower

W8IO Rooftowers LLC - 6 foot Ham Roof Tower

(updated 13 August 2022)

The shop is undergoing some changes that will allow me to increase capacity and work through the winter. 

We will be taking new tower orders in mid-August. Existing inquiries will be placed in a queue.

IO-610 Ham Roof Tower        $440 List

List Price $440
Tower Height 6 feet (72 inches)
Shipping Weight 32 lbs.
Base Width 27 inches
Max. Antenna Wind Area at tower top 10 sq. ft. at 80 mph
Max. Antenna + Rotor + Mast weight 150 lbs.
Tower Top Width 5 inches
Rotor Plate location from Top 41.5 inches (bottom shelf)
Maximum Mast Diameter 2.5 inches
Maximum Mast Length 7 feet (84 inches)
Rotor Mounting Options Hy-Gain or Yaesu (specify when ordering)
Thrust Bearing Mounting Options Yaesu GS-065 or GS-050 (specify when ordering)
Fixed (non-rotating) Mast Option UMB-1 (specify when ordering)
Leg and shelf material 6061-T6 aluminum (1/8" thick x 2" angle)
Foot material 6061-T6 aluminum (1/4" thick x 2" angle)
X-Brace material 6061-T6511 aluminum (1/8" x 2" flat)
Assembly Hardware 1/4"-20  18-8 stainless steel
Foot to Leg hardware 5/16"-18  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

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                     Model IO-610 

The IO-610 is perfect for small and moderate sized HF beam antennas such as the Hy-Gain Explorer-14, Hy-Gain TH3Mk2, Mosley CL33M, TA33M, TA34XL, KIO 5-band Hex Beam, Traffie Tech HX-5Bi, DX-Engineering HEXX beam, K4HEX hexagonal beam ...    

Wind Calculations for IO-610

Assembly and Installation Manual for IO-610 (6 foot) roof tower 

Model IO-610 Manual 18Apr17

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contact Roger: email to 

rgcox2 (at) gmail.com

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