SPIDERBEAM CONSTRUCTION TIPS
Building a Spiderbeam is really QUITE EASY, but there is a lot of repetitive work. As a result, it usually takes you about 20 to 25 hours to build the beam. The Portable version takes a little longer because you have to glue the Velcro strips onto the fiberglass spreaders.
The two steps which require a little bit caution and skill are:
- building the driven elements and feedlines
- building the balun.
Here are more detailed instructions for doing both:
This file contains step-by-step instructions (with pictures) for constructing the driven elements of the Spiderbeam.
PDF-Dokument [1.0 MB]
This file gives you step-by-step instructions for building the special Spiderbeam Balun.
Spiderbeam Balun Construction_Eng.pdf
PDF-Dokument [904.7 KB]
This file contains step-by-step instructions for constructing the special Spiderbeam balun. This is the German version of this file.
Spiderbeam Balun Bauanleitung.pdf
PDF-Dokument [744.0 KB]