Communications & Antenna Masts

Our pneumatically controlled aluminium mast systems are commonly used throughout the communications industry. They can be used as portable temporary platforms for directional or omni-directional antennas or fixed in permanent positions. We have a huge range of over 900 masts, with extended and retracted heights to suit any application. Our base tube diameters range from Ø45mm to Ø250mm and can carry impressive head loads of up to 500kg.

Who uses our communications and antenna masts?

Our masts are in service with many of the world’s military and government organisations, police, fire brigades, search & rescue teams, broadcasters, and both professional and amateur radio users who utilise them for omitting and receiving a an expansive range of data transmission and radio frequencies. We stock a range of mast to antenna adaptors, and are able to rapidly produce custom brackets to suit user’s requirements.

We offer a full installation service for specialist vehicles, such as TV broadcasting, or we can supply full fitting instructions for systems integrators. Mechanically operated masts are increasingly employed by the communications sector, and provide an alternative to the pneumatic operation of the majority of our range, enabling users to extend and retract to precise heights remotely via PC or other such devices. The MecMast has impressive lifting capacities and all of the new electro-mechanical range is compliant to military standard – MIL-STD-810, thus requiring far less maintenance than all other types of mast on the market. The MecMast is equipped with a manual over-ride function, base tube size range from Ø127mm to Ø250mm and up to 20m extended height. Please view the MecMast product page in Special Mast Systems for further details.

WIFI Signal Strenth Boosting

Festivals, sporting events, trade fairs and all manner of locations where large numbers of people congregate invariably have a demand for WIFI network and web access. We have numerous masts to facilitate WIFI gateway and a full range are available to hire that can be dispatched for next day delivery in strong purpose made crates. Please view our hire rate card or contact our experienced and friendly sales team. We distribute our hire fleet all over the UK, and ship purchased products globally. All the packaging we use for our equipment meets ECC requirements to ensure all items reach you safely.

Telephone Signal Boosting

Our masts are commonly used at outdoor events and other places where large groups of people gather such as exhibitions, etc. As so many people now use smart phones, this can cause problems as the fixed telecommunications masts cannot cope with this increase in demand. Customers generally choose masts from our Portable range, between 6m to 12m, and install boosters to increase signal strength and coverage. You can choose to buy or hire our extremely lightweight Hiperpod, that has proven popular for this application.

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Client Testimonials

  • I recently purchased a 17 meter fast mast – new 4" or 101mmØ version from Total Mast Solutions for photography. After seeing their video on their site I called the sales team who promptly answered my questions. It duly arrived on time and I unpacked and fitted it to my vehicle which was very easy as all was explained in the fitting instructions. After using the mast myself I can say that it does do exactly what the video shows, I suppose that's why they called it the fast mast!! It is a great quality product supplied by a team of professionals. I have also had a lot of help and advice on marketing my service which has saved me lots of time and money Thanks to all at T.M.S.
    Mick Turner
  • The unit is easy to assemble, stable and weather proof. Our coaches and players are extremely pleased with the results.
    Brisbane Lions AFC
  • When analysing footage of sports matches that was sent to me I often found the footage unusable due to poor quality, poor angle and lack of height. I then set about researching the best way to get an elevated wide angle view of sports matches. I settled on the 6m Ø80mm portable mast and video equipment from Total Mast Solutions based in the UK, this solution gave me broadcast quality wide angle footage at a 6 metre height and I was able to capture up to half the field at a time. The whole system can be set up and operational in under 10 minutes, it is fully weatherproof and very robust. The mast and video system gives you the capability if needed to remotely zoom in or keep wide angles for the whole match. The mast and video system has taken my business to a new direction with sports filming and now this has become my most in demand service.
    Rob WallbridgeManaging Director, High Performance Coaching
  • We purchased the 6m Ø80mm with Sony HD Camcorder Solution from Total Mast Solutions last season to aid the recording of training sessions and Academy Matches. The system has allowed FAB Academy to film games from all angles, it allows staff and players to watch back the games and analyze player performances. Over the past year we have played a number of academy games, mostly against professional academies, all of which have been impressed with the mast system and how easy it is to set up. The mobility of the mast enables us to take it to away games which is really helpful and convenient. The Dartfish video analysis software has made a massive difference to our programme and I would highly recommend it to all academies. The player’s development from having this analysis system has been accelerated and improved all aspects of their game, individually and as a team.
    Nas Bashir Founder, FAB Football Academy, Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre
  • We purchased the 7.5m Ø101mm in January 2014 and it very quickly became an essential part to our analysis process. With a real emphasis on the detail, particularly when looking at the game at the top level, the mast allows for the perfect overview when filming all types of fields. We record and analyse every part of training whether it be from individual and team fitness to team run through and small group skills. The pure strength, height and durability of the mast enables us to use the system every single day of the year, no matter the weather. It is an invaluable tool and crucial to our analysis process, and with a fantastic team in Total Mast Solutions behind the scenes, you feel well looked after.
    Barry Frost Head of Performance Analysis, Salford Red Devils
  • We purchased two portable 17m Ø101mm mast from Total Mast Solutions prior to the 2013 season. The two masts soon became part of our match day operations at our reserves games in order to deliver the same camera views as the AFL. The masts have been a valuable teaching tool as they provided us with the elevated view from behind the goals, which we didn’t previously have. The masts have played a crucial role in player development, analysis of team structures and game plans. We are very pleased with the product and the service it allows us to deliver our coaches and players.
    Harrison GarlandPerformance Analyst- WAFL Coordinator, The West Coast Eagles, Australia

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