DKP206 is designed for different kinds of weather station application areas, such as airfields and synoptical and climatological networks. The height of the DKP206 mast is 6 meters (19 feet 8 inches).
DKP206 is a tiltable mast which means that one person can easily erect and lower the mast when installing and maintaining the devices on the mast. Special attention has been paid to make mast installation easy and quick. Note, however, that the number of persons needed depends on local safety regulations.
The mast is designed to withstand high wind conditions, up to 50 m/s (112 mph) of maximum wind speed with 1 standard set of guy wires.
The plate of the pedestal tube is made of stainless steel with a powder coating resistant to corrosion. The lifting rod and mast tubes are anodized aluminum. The air terminal is made of aluminum, and the other mast constructions and mounting accessories of stainless steel. The mast can be either painted white, or orange and white for aviation purposes.