Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Simple Ham Radio Antennas--Portable Vertical Antennas. Post #933.


If you're having trouble viewing this video, please insert this title link into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or8_0OOJ-mo.  Here's another simple vertical antenna that is cheap, portable, and made from locally available materials. According to Brent (VK2MEV), all you need for this 20 meter/15 meter dual band antenna is a 10 meter/32.8 ft telescoping fiberglass "squid" fishing pole, a quarter wavelength wire for 20 meters, a "tuner", balun, and 3 elevated quarter wave length radials tied off with some rope and tent stakes. The antenna is collapsible and fits into a backpack, making it ideal for portable or emergency operations.  This antenna would also make a good temporary antenna for  your QTH.

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