Understanding the Hexbeam

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.

  • Classic Mk1 Baseplate

  • Classic Mk1 Baseplate

  • Centre post insert

  • Centre post (bottom)

  • Centre post and baseplate

  • Centre post and baseplate

  • Spreader supports

  • Spreader supports

  • Spreader tip attachments

  • Spreader tips

This short length of aluminium tube was inserted into the bottom of the centre post to provide a good fixing for the baseplate support brackets. The holes were tapped to accept the bracket bolts.