If you're having trouble viewing this video, please insert this title link into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzFJ=KGB6qkXs. Making your own ladder line to feed your antennas is easy if you follow Steve Ellington's (N4LQ) step-by-step video. Most of the wire and ties can be bought at your neighborhood hardware store or building supply outlet. You can use your home made ladder line and a balanced antenna transmatch (i.e. "tuner") to turn your dipole into a multi-band antenna. You can also use a 4:1 current balun to connect your ladder line to your regular "tuner". Be sure to spray all connections with a UV-resistant paint.
For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please visit my news site at http://www.kh6jrm.info.
Hawaii hams are also invited to check into my Hawaii ARRL News site at http://bigislandarrlnews.wordpress.com.
Opinions expressed in this blog are mine unless otherwise stated.
Be sure to check out the blog sidebars for additional antenna and propagation articles.
Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).