Saturday, June 6, 2015

Simple Ham Radio Antennas--Consumer Radio-HAM/Amateur Radio Antennas: Part 2a. Post #455.


If you have difficulty viewing this video, please insert this URL into your browser search box: https://youtu.be/3exdjkuPbVk. A good, general introduction to antenna theory and practice from mjlorton (KD8LON). This video is part of a four-part series on Amateur Radio antennas. In Part 2a, KD8LON discusses some antenna basics, the use of antenna analyzers and problems presented by QRN and QRM (noise and interference). Some of the equipment used in this tutorial include: The K-Po WR2100 PLL synthesized World Band Receiver, the Yaesu FT-897 HF/VHF transceiver, Yaesu FT-950 HF/50 MHz transceiver, Yaesu VX-6 Submersible dual band VHF transceiver, Yaesu FT-817ND solar powered portable go-pack, Yaesu FRG-7000 Receiver, Rig Expert AA-200 Antenna Analyzer, a simple wire antenna, a Par Electronics End-Fedz EF 10, 20, 40 meter full half-wave antenna, and a MFJ Deluxe Miniature Tuner--MFJ-904H. Overall, an excellent introduction to antennas for the amateur radio operator. For the latest Amateur Radio news and events, please check out the blog sidebars. These news feeds are updated daily. 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 es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).