Hexbeam Photo Gallery

This gallery shows photographs of the various HexBeam antennas I have constructed over the past couple of years. It is not meant to be a step-by-step guide to construction, but rather a potpourri of techniques which may give you some ideas for constructing your own HexBeam.

  • Spreader tips

  • Spreader tip assembly

  • Cord attachments

  • Frame assembly

  • Wire fixings

  • Wire to spacer fixing

  • Centre post Driver fixings

  • Centre post Reflector fixings

  • Centre post wire fixings

  • Preliminary testing

This is how the support cords were attached to the tips of the spreaders. At this stage 12 support cords were used - 6 radial and 6 circumferential - to pull the spreaders into shape.