Folding 3band Hamstick Dipole (F3BHSD)
Bill of Materials
  • Raw Materials
    • (1) 1/4" Aluminum Plate, 5" x 7", McM-Carr
    • (2) 1" x 1" Aluminum Angle, 7", McM-Carr
    • (1) 1" x 1" Aluminum Angle, 2.5", McM-Carr
    • (1) .020" x 5/8" x 5" Brass Strip, McM-Carr
    • (2) .005" x 1" x 7" UHMW Polyethylene Tape, McM-Carr
    • (5") 12AWG THHN Stranded Building Wire (Green?)
  • Catalog Items (Ideal items listed. Others used in prototype.)
    • (2) 75m Hamstick, WBØW.COM,
    • (2) 40m Hamstick, WBØW.COM,
    • (2) 20m Hamstick, WBØW.COM,
    • (6) Nut, Coupling, 3/8-24 x 1-1/8", SS, McM-Carr 90268A335 $4.51ea (Cat106 p2812)
    • (6) Black Nylon Shoulder Washers, McM-Carr 90061A017 $5.81/100 (Cat106 p2837)
    • (2) 1/4" x 1-3/4" SS U-Bolts
    • (8) 1/4-20 SS Locknuts, McM-Carr 91831A029 $7.06/100 (Cat106 p2810)
    • (8) 1/4" SS AN Flat Washers, McM-Carr 98017A655 $7.19/250 (Cat106 p2823)
    • (5) 3/8" SS AN Flat Washers, McM-Carr 98017A199 $5.15/100 (Cat106 p2823)
    • (4) 1/4-20 x 1" SS Bolts, McM-Carr 92240A542 $6.98/100 (Cat106 p2770)
    • (3) 3/8-24 x 3/4" SS Bolt, McM-Carr 92240A352 $19.37/100 (Cat106 p2770)
    • (3) 3/8-24 x 1/2" SS Bolt, McM-Carr 92240A350 $14.95/100 (Cat106 p2770)
    • (6) 3/8" SS Internal Tooth Lockwashers, McM-Carr 98449A031 $57.07/100 (Cat106 p2835)
    • (4) 6-32x1/4" SS Phil Pan Hd Screws, McM-Carr 91772A144 $2.15/100 (Cat106 p2692)
    • (1) SO239 Socket
    • (1) 12AWG x 3/8" Ring Lug (solder preferred)
  • Tool Kit
    • (1) 3/8" Ratchet Handle
    • (1) 7/16" Socket
    • (1) 7/16" Combo Wrench
    • (1) 1/2" Combo Wrench
    • (1) 5/64" Allen Wrench (comes with antennas)
    • (1) Adjustable Wrench
    • (1) Roll of Electrical Tape
    • Spare bolts, nuts & washers
  • Accessories
    • (1) 3ft Antenna Mast
    • (1) Antenna Rotor w/Controller
    • (1) 10ft Antenna Mast
    • (1) 6ft Steel Fence Post
    • (2) Screw-type Stainless Steel Hose Clamps
    • (1) Lightning Arrestor
    • (1) Ground Rod Kit
    • (1) 12VDC/120VAC Inverter w/connectors
    • (1) XLR Extension Cord
    • (1) Coax
    • (1) Wood Block for Under Mast
    • (1) Fence Post Driver
    • (1) Farm Jack
    • (1) Short Log Chain w/hook