Spreader Arm Sections
Replacement tubes for hex beam spreader arms are available from our vendor, Max Gain Systems here. The hardware shown at left here must be added to the tubes to completely outfit spreader arms. Usually the hardware from the original arms can be re-used.
Air Coax Center Post, Equipped for 6 Bands
The Air Coaxial Center post is made of polished aluminum and stainless steel and has six sets of terminals for a hexbeam with up to six bands. The center post fits into the top of the base plate and has an eye bolt on the top for anchoring radial support cords that extend to the ends of the spreader arms. The insulators on the terminals are PTFE for high current and heat resistance. Your 50 ohm coaxial cable connects to a high quality Teflon insulated SO 239 female connector mounted at the top of the center post for an ideal match to the hexbeam. Moisture and UV radiation are not a problem with this premium quality center post. This center post will fit any KIO hexbeam, no matter how old.
|Order a center post||Price|
|Air Coax Center Post||$159.00|
The base plate is made of 3/16 inch thick 6061 T6 aircraft grade aluminum and the top flange is magnesium aluminum alloy. The U bolts are made of stainless steel and all other hardware is either aluminum or stainless steel.
The standard mast bracket assembly on the bottom can be replaced with the Universal Clamp for any mast size from 1.25″ to 2.5″ O.D. Order the Universal Clamp below.
|Order one complete base plate||Price|
|KIO Technology Base plate||$99.00|
Universal Mast Clamp
Fit your KIO baseplate on your mast of any size from 1.25″ to 2.5″ O.D. by use of the Universal Clamp here. It is made of stainless steel and grips your mast firmly to the bottom of the baseplate. It comes with the stainless steel double bracket and hardware for mounting to the KIO base plate, all as shown. The clamp will fit on any KIO baseplate, no matter how old.
|Order one Universal Mast Clamp||Price|
|Univ. Mast Clamp w bracket and bolts||$59.00|
Standard Push up Mast Bracket
The heavy duty, corrosion free mast bracket for the standard 1.25 inch O.D. push up mast can be installed on the bottom of any KIO base plate, no matter how old. No new holes in the baseplate are needed. Two back to back brackets with four mounting bolts are supplied. This bracket made of stainless steel is a perfect fit for the holes and bolts used on the older style bottom flange base plate. The U-bolts are stainless steel. A pinning bolt is included. The clamp will fit on any KIO baseplate, no matter how old.
|Order a Standard Mast bracket||Price|
|Standard Push Up Mast bracket||$26.00|
Attachments included, ready to install.
The support cords are 128 inches each with fixtures on the ends for pulling the hexbeam spreader arms up into its characteristic inverted umbrella shape. The cords are made of stretch free Kevlar with a Dacron cover for UV protection and are rated for 700 pounds break strength.
Each hexbeam requires seven cords; six radial cords plus one perimeter cord.
|Order support cords||Price|
|One (1) ea Support Cord||$10.00|
|One set of Cords (7)||$69.00|
Replacement Center Post Stub
The replacement center post stub is metal and designed to retro fit all air coaxial KIO center posts, no matter how old. It comes with a shim for fitting snugly and two 1/4 inch X 1 3/4 inch hex bolts and nyloc nuts. Two holes must be drilled in your center post for the through bolts. Directions are supplied as to how to install this center post stub.
|Order replacement center post stub||Price|
|One (1) ea Stub||$9.00|
If you are looking for ice cords, add band kits or ferrite bead baluns, check the main Store page.