Difference between revisions of "Rooftop Dish Antenna Mount"

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== Overview ==
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The basic concept for this mounting is to provide a sturdy stand with minimum impact on the roof.  There is an attic air vent near the peak of the roof around which it will be possible to hang the assembly. A braided steel wire about 20' long should be sufficient.
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The design uses a 4x4 piece of 1/2" plywood with a 2' 2x4 standing straight up and braced with 1/4" plywood triangles.  The roof has an average slope at about 18 degrees so there are 3 cuts that must be made at that angle.
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See the diagrams below.
  
 
== Parts ==
 
== Parts ==

Revision as of 23:33, 22 November 2014

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notes about how to mount a dish antenna on a basic sloped roof house.

Overview

The basic concept for this mounting is to provide a sturdy stand with minimum impact on the roof. There is an attic air vent near the peak of the roof around which it will be possible to hang the assembly. A braided steel wire about 20' long should be sufficient.

The design uses a 4x4 piece of 1/2" plywood with a 2' 2x4 standing straight up and braced with 1/4" plywood triangles. The roof has an average slope at about 18 degrees so there are 3 cuts that must be made at that angle.

See the diagrams below.

Parts

  1. 1 x 2x4 board x 4'
  2. 1 x 2x2 board x 4'
  3. 1 x 4'x4' 1/2" plywood
  4. 16 x #10 x 1.5" wood screw, philips bevel head
  5. 20 x #10 x 2.0" wood screw, philips bevel head
  6. 20' braded cable
  7. 2 x wire rope clamp w/ thimble
  8. 1 x 24" x 2' conduit
  9. 2 x 2"x4" U-bolts
  10. wood glue
  11. Paint and/or water sealer to apply to the wood.

Diagrams

Diagrams for a sloped-roof mounting platform for a dish antenna. Back view.
Diagrams for a sloped-roof mounting platform for a dish antenna. Front view.
Diagrams for a sloped-roof mounting platform for a dish antenna. Side view.