Thursday, January 28, 2016

Simple Ham Radio Antennas--Portable Inflatable Antenna and Sensor Tower for Emergency Management, S...


If you're having trouble viewing this video, please insert this address into your browser search box: https://youtu.be/hciDq7MYL2U.  This portable, inflatable emergency tower from http://www.itaprojects.com may be the perfect item for radio amateurs working with ARES, RACES, Field Day Committees, or any public service agency requiring a tower to restore communications during or after an emergency.  According to the company's website, this antenna is portable, weighs only 50 pounds/22.7 kg, and takes only 30 seconds to inflate. The model in this video is 37 feet/11.28 meters tall.  The company also markets an inflatable tower that is 60 feet/18.29 meters tall.  This inflatable tower could be purchased by an amateur radio club and used for Field Day or for portable operations in a public park.  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 email subscription or by tapping into the blog RSS feed. Thanks for joining us today!  Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).