If you're looking for a low cost solution for a portable hamstick antenna pole for your ham radio, then check out this video.
In the tutorial, you'll find out how to make this temporary mount that can be used when going out into the wild or just hanging around your home. This should be low cost, and easy to build. There are two parts of the video, one showing you how to make it and the other showing how to use it and how it works. So good luck and enjoy!
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