Design of new antenna mount with low effective projected area (EPA) and high load carrying capacity for telecommunication towers is discussed in this paper. The main aim is to reduce the EPA of the mount against the wind pressure direction at the desired elevation from ground by reducing the mount frame structure parts compared to the previous mount designs used in the market. The model in itself has to withstand its dead weight, operator’s weight along with five antenna-radio units. The new model has been designed with a single horizontal frame and four supporting structure for EPA reduction and also the EPA is calculated through Image Processing using MATLAB tool which has not been done previously for mounting structures in the telecommunication field. The preliminary stress and deformation results calculated using ANSYS 15.0 tool and future work that has to be carried out for the design are also discussed in this paper.

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