Telescopic Masts - SOTAPOLES (7m and 10m)

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SOTAPOLES: Telescopic Antenna Masts (Please see shipping notes)


SOTA Poles 7 m (23 ft) oval-small-6.png


Extended length: 7 metres (23 ft). Lengths approximate - click here to find out more.

Packed length: 114 cm (44.9 inches)

Number of sections: 7

Wall thickness: 1.6 mm (0.063 inches) bottom, 1.0 mm (0.04 inches) second from top (top solid)

Weight: 0.65 kg (1.45 lbs)

Mast Material: glass-fiber composite (non-conducting)

Tube diameter: top 2.1 mm (0.08 inches) base 36 mm (1.4 inches)

Base cap diameter: 40 mm (1.6 inches)

Tube colour: black - may vary

Top mast section solid

Our 7m poles are perfect for lightweight portable radio operating. They represent the optimum balance between weight and height for applications where the poles must be carried to site. Longer poles are hard to manage in many conditions.

Dimensions and weights approximate.  Poles may differ from the pictures in colour.


SOTA Poles 10m (33 ft) oval-small-7.7.png

Extended length: 10 metres (33 ft). Lengths approximate - click here to find out more.

Packed length: 115 cm (45 inches)

Number of sections: 10

Wall thickness: 1.5 mm bottom, 0.65 mm second from top (top solid)

Weight: 1.4 kg

Mast Material: glass-fiber composite (non-conducting)

Tube diameter: top 3.9 mm base 50 mm (2 inches)

Base cap diameter: 55 mm

Tube colour: black - may vary

Top mast section solid

Our 10 m poles are best suited to more static portable operating such as at holiday homes, close to your car or operating from RVs or caravans.

Dimensions and weights approximate. Poles may differ from the pictures in colour.


"Must-have" Accessories

Pole bags: protect your pole with a durable nylon storage bag.

We also supply guying kits and insulators for our poles. Click the links below for details:     


All our poles will support a lightweight longwire or dipole antenna with ease and are readily erected by one person. They will stand a moderate wind if properly erected. Each pole comes complete with a set of instructions and our suggestions on how they might be used.

Other Uses

These poles are also ideal as the top section for home-station vertical antennas.

A few people have purchased them for use as quad spreaders. People have also bought them to use as elements for lightweight HF yagis - six poles would make a near full-sized 3 element beam for 20/30m if attached to a suitable boom. Four poles could make a nice "Moxon Rectangle" antenna. One person bought four poles to use at the end of the elements of his 80m yagi!


Product Instructions can be found HERE!




(Due to their length, poles are sent by Hermes (or DHL for a higher fee), this may increase if additional items are added to your order)  

***NOTE*** WE ARE UNABLE TO SHIP SOTAPOLES OVERSEAS, as the shipping cost is usually at least as much as the price of the poles.

WE ARE ABLE TO SHIP ALL OUR OTHER MASTS WORLDWIDE.  Not sure which mast to choose? Click here for our handy comparison chart)


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  • 5
    1st class service

    Posted by Trevor Bunce on 24th Feb 2019

    Not used the product yet but it arrived in good time and I received most helpful advice from Sotabeams

  • 5
    Telescopic Mast

    Posted by Ivan Rogers on 19th Oct 2018

    Hi Richard
    Your telescope mast is absolutely brilliant. I have replaced my aluminum support in the garden with yours. The mast is light, able to maintain the antenna easily by collapsing the sections. It also withstood the high winds very well (top two sections of mast removed for rigidity) Together with your doublet centre dipole insulator it all assembled very easily.
    Ivan (G0BON)

  • 5
    good quality, well made and just right for portable use

    Posted by Bob Harwood on 11th Oct 2018

    I shall be investing in a couple more i think

  • 5
    10 metre sotapole

    Posted by Richard Smith on 8th Jul 2018

    Good quality. The friction lock on each pole section is more secure than some other teslecopic poles of a similar price.

  • 5

    Posted by Mervyn on 6th Jul 2018

    very impressed i am going to buy another one

  • 5
    Telescopic Antenna Mast 10m

    Posted by Steve on 4th Jun 2018

    Fast delivery thank you, mast is solid with plenty of sections, only problem I had when unpacking it all fell out the bottom, so screwed back on the cap which was inside the packaging but I found any movement of the poles inside dislodged the bottom cap, the cap threads are not gripping to well but cured it with gaffa tape so no big deal, satisfied customer as usual from Sotabeams :-)

  • 5
    I am really impressed with the SOTA pole I purchased!

    Posted by Richard Burgan on 8th May 2018

    I purchased a 7M SOTA pole to construct a VHF colinear antenna. I made a special request to have it shipped to Okinawa, Japan. Sotabeams made a believer out of me with superb customer support. The pole was delivered to my door in record time. The pole was exactly as described and I was able to assemble the antenna within it. The antenna has been up and has already experienced 35 knot winds with no problems. I will be adding two sets of guy lines in hopes that the antenna will stand up to our frequent typhoons. I plan to order more from Sotabeams in the near future.

  • 5
    outstanding portable and semi-permanent pole

    Posted by Peter, GM0EUL on 14th Apr 2018

    I bought this at the end of last year as a light antenna support for portable use. I cable-tied it to a drain pipe at the side of my garage and used it as a support for one end of a "temporary" long wire for some playing on 80m. It stayed up outside, supporting my wire, all through the winter and the terrible wind, rain and snow blizzards of February and March. It stayed up with no attention and is still as good as new. I also used three sections of it duck-taped to a ladder as a support for testing a home-made hex-beam. It stood up to that abuse perfectly and still looks as good as new. I haven't used it portable yet but planning a road trip in May if not before. This is one of the best radio accessories I've got, I don't know how I managed without it and for £20 everybody should have at least one!

  • 5
    Excellent Antenna Support

    Posted by Unknown on 12th Apr 2018

    Strong light support which worked well on Studland Beach. Looking forward to using it over the summer.

  • 2
    SOTAPOLE 10m

    Posted by Unknown on 22nd Mar 2018

    I've looked at the other reviews below and agree that this is/should be a great product. However my 10m pole failed the first time I used it!
    It was holding up a 5/8 vertical wire for 21MHz during the recent BERU contest.
    I only noticed the problem when I took the antenna down - one of the upper sections had split along its length. I'm not sure why, as there was no top load and only light winds.
    I've now cleaned the broken section and used superglue to fill the lines of the split. Not sure if this will work the next time I use it.