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W8IO Rooftowers LLC - 8 Foot Heavy Duty Ham Roof Tower

(updated 10 Oct 2023)

IO-810HD Ham Roof Tower

Tower Height 8 feet (96 inches)
Shipping Weight 62 lbs.
Base Width 32 inches
Max. Antenna Wind Area at tower top 12 sq. ft. at 80 mph
Max Rotor + mast + antenna weight 200 lbs.
Tower Top Width 5 inches
Rotor Plate location from Top 41.5 inches
Rotor Mounting Options Hy-Gain or Yaesu
Thrust Bearing Mounting Options Yaesu GS-065 or GS-050
Fixed (non-rotating) Mast Option UMB-1
Leg and shelf material 6061-T6 aluminum (3/16" thick x 2" angle)
Foot material 6061-T6 aluminum (1/4" thick x 2" angle)
X-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"-18  18-8 stainless steel
Lockwashers/nylon locknutsYes
Holes Deburred Yes
Part Edges Deburred Yes
Climbable Yes - with tower climbing belt or harness

W8IO 8 foot heavy duty roof tower  W8IO 8 foot heavy duty roof tower

          Model IO-810HD 

The IO-810HD is perfect for moderate sized HF beam antennas such as the Hy-Gain 203BA, 204BA, Explorer-14, TH7DX, KIO 5-band Hex Beam, ... The IO-810HD is also one of the best roof towers to use for stacking a VHF beam along with a small HF beam.

Assembly and Installation Manual for IO-810HD (8 foot) roof tower

Model IO-810HD Manual 27Mar17

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