Friday, April 24, 2015

Simple Ham Radio Antennas--Multi-Band HF Vertical Antenna. Post #417.


If you have difficulty viewing this video, please enter this URL into your browser--https://youtu.be/pi8ysNBDDBg. Here's an example of a simple, no-frills vertical antenna that will provide hours of fun at your ham station. This antenna design from N0ECK and the folks at resistance hams can be assembled from materials you may already have in your shack or garage. You can also find these materials at your local hardware store or building supply outlet. The steel shed serves as a ground plane. I've built a few mono-band antennas using the same principal. Currently, I have a 20 meter vertical attached to my garage with the ground wire attached to the metal roof using a stainless steel bolt and screw assembly. The antenna works quite well for a vertical. For the latest Amateur Radio news and events, please check out the blog sidebar. These news feeds are updated daily. You can find more Amateur Radio news on my two news sites--http://kh6jrm.net and http://www.myalltop.com/KH6JRM. You can follow our blog community with a free e-mail subscription or by tapping into the blog RSS feed. Thanks for joining us today! Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).