Tech Bulletin: New S-Tube Approved Mounting Surface


New S-Tube Approved Mounting Surface


Good news! You spoke, we listened.

Viasat is excited to announce a new approved mounting surface – the S-tube mount on a wood post that meets Viasat’s requirements.


  • S-tube mount only
  • Exposed 4”x4” or larger wood deck post
  • Wood post must be anchored at the top and the bottom
  • Must meet the 4-foot minimum height requirement
  • Photo must include the top and the bottom of the post

Prohibited Mounting Options:

  • Fencing and fence posts
  • Railing and caps
  • Walkways, stairs, or gates
  • Fascia boards and other manufactured materials
  • Any mount other than an S-tube
  • Free standing posts
  • Pergolas

For more information on this new mounting option, please refer to the job aid in the eGuide or to the training in Viasat Discover.