Simple Ham Radio Antennas--J Pole Antenna for 2 Meters. Post #622.
If you're having difficulty viewing this video please enter this address in your browser search box: https://youtu.be/UABXDyu_hsE. Here's a simple, easily constructed antenna that will give you some gain over a vertical monopole antenna for the 2 Meter Amateur Radio band. Most of the materials for this J Pole antenna can be found at your neighborhood hardware store or home improvement center. You can make this antenna out of a variety of materials, including aluminum rods, copper tubing, #12 AWG wire, 300 ohm television twin lead, or 450 ohm ladder line. This is a fun, educational project. For the latest Amateur Radio news and events, please check out the blog sidebars. These news feeds are updated daily. Thanks for joining us today! Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).