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.

  • Centre post and baseplate

  • Spreader supports

  • Spreader supports

  • Spreader tip attachments

  • Spreader tips

  • Spreader tip assembly

  • Cord attachments

  • Frame assembly

  • Wire fixings

  • Wire to spacer fixing

The spreaders were supported on lengths of right-angle alluminium section which were bolted to the baseplate.