Accession Number : AD0445047


Title :   30 FOOT LIGHTWEIGHT TELESCOPIC MAST, AB-653(XE1)/G, PHASE 1, 2, 3


Descriptive Note : Final rept. no. 3, 1 Jul 1963-30 Jun 1964


Corporate Author : AMERICAN MACHINE AND FOUNDRY CO YORK PA


Personal Author(s) : Smith, Jr, Lewis V


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/445047.pdf


Report Date : 30 Jun 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 39


Abstract : A preliminary engineering test model of a 30-foot lightweight telescopic mast was built and tested. Modifications, based on engineering test, were made to the design and the three engineering test models manufactured. The final weight of the mast is about 19.5 pounds. The mast is capable of erection by 2 men in a 20 mph wind and with the base stabilized it can be erected by 1 man.


Descriptors :   *ANTENNA MASTS , WIND , ALUMINUM , GLASS TEXTILES , PACKAGING , EXTENDABLE STRUCTURES , PORTABLE EQUIPMENT , WEIGHT


Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE