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Antenna Mounting "L" Brackets

"Heavy-Duty" Single Bracket: AMB-Bkt-1T

Our unique, custom-made in the USA by REP Design, aluminum and stainless steel "L" bracket type antenna mounts for essentially any V/UHF mobile antenna and even large HF screwdriver/motorized antennas, depending on which model you choose. You can bolt, screw or attach these directly to your mobile, fixed base or top of mast situation, or simply bolt them to several of our clamp-on and "BKT" series specialized mobile brackets.

Several options fit these mounts, including our "Arm2" second antenna bracket, ground counterpoise "ring" brackets and SHUNT100  weatherproof adjustable HF load inductor. Multiple interchangeable antenna bases are available. Available in buffed aluminum or powder coated finishes .

This page describes the Heavy-duty "L", for  any V/UHF and up to medium HF screwdriver/motorized antennas; mobile and fixed base uses.


To go directly to detailed information and to order our other L mounts, please click: :

To go back to the "general" L mounts page, click L MOUNTS SUMMARY PAGE .

Not sure what you need, please CONTACT US for a speedy reply.


AMB-Bkt-1-T: Larger "L" Mount

[Photo: "AMB-Bkt-1-T" with 3/4" hole for antenna mounting and stainless steel hardware, in buffed aluminum finish (powder coat available)]

Our thicker and wider "L" mount for just about any HF/V/UHF mobile antenna up to HF screwdriver or motorized antennas with a base diameter up to 2.5 inches, and even BuddistickTM vertical antennas. Can now be ordered without any antenna base, or with our several INTERCHANGEABLE antenna bases. Read on below about its specifications, types of antennas that can be used, compatible antenna bases and several options.

Specifications

  • Material of construction: 6061 aluminum.
  • Hardware: 18-8 stainless steel 3/8 inch bolts &  1/4 inch grounding bolts.
  • Finishes: Standard hand buffed aluminum. Powder coat finishes - black, red, white, blue and clear coat. On powder coat finishes we mask off the critical areas around the holes to provide an excellent bare metal to bare metal contact for good grounding and performance.
  • Dimensions: 1/2" thick x 6x6 x 2.5" wide
  • Transmit Power: QRP, 100 watts or whatever your antenna and type of antenna base can withstand.
  • Where Used: mobile and fixed base
  • Antenna Bases:
    • ¾ inch diameter mounting hole with panel thickness 1/2 inche
    • choice of interchangeable bases - see list below under Antenna Bases

Compatible Antennas

The following antennas are compatible, with the appropriate antenna base. If you have any questions, please CONTACT US  or view the INSTALLATION MANUAL .

  • small to largest V/UHF mobile antenna (6m and above)
    • amateur radio antennas
    • GMRS antennas
    • commerical band antennas 
  • HF "ham stick" type antennas 
  • HF HustlerTM and Texas Bug CatcherTM loading coil type antennas
  • OutbackerTM "clip-lead" type antennas
  • manually tuneable HF antennas such as:
    • Super Antennas MP-1
    • MFJ-1624 HF mini-BugCatcher Mobile Antenna
    • MFJ's various models of 6 Thru 40 Meter Portable Screwdriver Antennas
    • and others
  • small to medium HF motorized / screwdriver antennas that do NOT require a second point of attachment (base diameter up to 2.5 inches) such as:
    • Hi Q HF motorized antennas, standard and ruggedized models.
    • High Sierra "Sidekick" and the larger HS1500, HS1800 models
    • Tarheel "Little Tarheel" and the larger models such as the Tarheel Model 100. 
    • Super Antennas MP-2
    • and others 
  • BuddipoleTM antennas
    • dipoles in horizontal, sloped and L configurations with our 8 inch long "VersaBase" that you can order below (requires the Versatee from Buddipole)
    • BuddistickTM vertical antennas with our 3/8x24 HD stud base
    • Visit Buddipole Antenna's web site at: http://buddipole.com

Installation Procedures

It can be mounted to a vertical surface using the two included stainless steel bolts or other screws that you would provide for mounting to a wooden surface. For mobile and fixed base use. For installation details you may find the INSTALLATION MANUAL of interest, which can be viewed or printed in PDF format.   

Antenna Bases

You might also be interested in the following antenna bases that will work with this item.  For more details, click on the "Antenna Bases" link below, and to order any bases WITHOUT one of our mounts. These can be ordered with one of our mounts after the photos section below for a shipping discount.

  • Antenna Bases : the following antenna bases are compatible with this mount. You will need at least one base to mount your antenna, whether it is one of ours or yours.

Options

You might also be interested in the following options that will work with this item.  For more details, click on the link for each option. These can be ordered after the photos section below.

  • Counterpoise Brackets : Connect your telescoping whips or tuned "hamstick" HF antennas to our optional "counterpoise" rings which bolt to the CLAMP150:
    • AMB-Gnd-1  : counterpoise ring made of aluminum and stainless steel hardware, with four (4) 3/8x24 couplers for screwing on up to four counterpoise whips.

    • AMB-Gnd-8  : counterpoise ring made of aluminum and stainless steel hardware, same size as the AMB-Gnd-1, except has eight (8) 3/8x24 couplers for screwing on up to eight counterpoise whips.

  • AMB-Arm2 : Second antenna arm, 13 inches long, WITH NMO base with four REMOVABLE radials for 135-512 MHz, bolts to CLAMP150 upper ground bolt.

 

 

  • CNCT-PL259-WXQD  : weatherproof quick-disconnect for your coax - unplug your coax neatly if you remove your antenna, without having the plug "dangling in the wind and weather". Use your antenna on another vehicle or fixed- base while you're not operating mobile, or use multiple antennas on one vehicle. Very unique.

  • Cables and Connectors  : check out our new listings for cables and highg-quality Amphenol PL259 connectors, "the real deal".

  • SHUNT-100 : weatherproof adjustable HF load inductor for 160-10m, which bolts directly to the CLAMP150.

TO ORDER, please scroll down to the ordering buttons after the photos below.

Product Photos:

PHOTO BELOW: AMB-Bkt-1-T with our AntMtgKit hardware with 3/8x24 stainless steel bolt to mount HF motorized / screwdriver antennas.

PHOTO BELOW: Example AMB-Bkt-1-T installation with  CLAMP200 heavy-duty clamp-on base mounted horizontally on deck railing, with large Hi Q 5/160RT HF motorized antenna. Also visible are four elements of an HF counterpoise and SHUNT100 HF load inductor.

PHOTO BELOW: Closeup of mount setup used in photo above shown on deck railing.

PHOTO BELOW: Example of "Bkt-1T" mounted on our CLAMP200 mounted vertically on RV (caravan) ladder. This installation can be used to mount fairly large HF screwdriver or motorized antennas, in addition to large V/UHF antennas.

For additional photos, please visit our  PHOTO GALLERY ("Product Photos" & "Customer Photos" sections).  


ORDER HERE

Heavy-duty "L" Mount: AMB-Bkt-1T

TO ORDER (1) select  model & finish, then (2) select antenna bases and (3) options that you may want. We offer DISCOUNTS if you order three (3) or more items (mix and match). For a FAST QUOTE fill out our QUOTE FORM . For shipping information click > SHIPPING (Worldwide) . Prices are shown below in the "pick lists".

If you're not sure what to order, please CONTACT US with the vehicle model and antenna you want to mount. We will reply quickly with a quote!

Solution Graphics

(1)  FIRST, select finish (buffed aluminum or powder coated finish):

United States Customers: Shipping $12.00, shipping each additional $5.00.

Select Finish:
Canadian Customers: Shipping $27.00, shipping each additional $8.00.
Select Finish:
International
Customers: Shipping $37.00, shipping each additional $11.00.
Select Finish:


(2)  SECOND, select one or more antenna bases (if needed):

The following antenna bases are compatible, and INTERCHANGEABLE:Group 6 (AntMtg Kit, SO239, NMO, VersaBase,  NMO + radials). REDUCED SHIPPING if ordered with compatible mount.

United States Customers:

AntMtgKit, SO239, NMO, VersaBase Shipping $2.00, shipping each additional $2.00 

Select antenna base(s):

NMO + radials: $55.00 +  Shipping $14.00, shipping each additional $7.00


Canadian Customers:

AntMtgKit, SO239, NMO, VersaBase Shipping $3.00, shipping each additional $3.00

Select antenna base(s):

NMO + radials: $55.00 +  Shipping $30.00, shipping each additional $14.00


International Customers:

AntMtgKit, SO239, NMO, VersaBase Shipping $4.00, shipping each additional $4.00 

Select antenna base(s):

NMO + radials: $55.00 +  Shipping $45.00, shipping each additional $22.00


(3)  THIRD, select options if desired (if needed):

You might also be interested in the following options that will work with this item. Click on the links for each option for details and to order them. We offer a discount if you order three (3) or more of one or multiple products. 

  • Counterpoise Brackets (AMB-Gnd-1 or 8) : Connect your telescoping whips or tuned "hamstick" HF antennas to our optional "counterpoise" rings.
  • AMB-Arm2 : Second antenna arm, 13 inches long, WITH NMO base with four REMOVABLE radials for 135-512 MHz, bolts to CLAMP150 upper ground bolt.
  • CNCT-PL259-WXQD  : weatherproof quick-disconnect for your coax - unplug your coax neatly if you remove your antenna, without having the plug "dangling in the wind and weather". Use your antenna on another vehicle or fixed- base while you're not operating mobile, or use multiple antennas on one vehicle. Very unique.
  • Cables and Connectors  : check out our new listings for cables and highg-quality Amphenol PL259 connectors, "the real deal".
  • SHUNT-100 : weatherproof adjustable HF load inductor for 160-10m, which bolts directly to the CLAMP150.

 

To go back to the "general" L mounts page, click L MOUNTS SUMMARY PAGE .

 


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We offer this special payments link for:

  • QUANTITY DISCOUNTS - order three (3) or more of any one or multiple products at the same time, mix and match; click.
  • CUSTOM or NEW PRODUCTS - those that are not shown on our web site.
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  • SPECIAL SHIPMENTS - if you would like your order shipped over night or by another means (we normally use USPS Priority Mail, which ships worldwide in 2-10 days) .

This can be used by United States, Canadian and International customers.

To make a special payment, click > SPECIAL ORDERS.  For information on our quantity discount, or to submit a Quote Request, click > QUANTITY DISCOUNTS 

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Major Page Update: 3/29/2011