Saturday, October 15, 2016

Simple Ham Radio Antennas--Antenna Basics. Post #922

Antenna Basics
(http://213.114.137.49/antennas/anten.htm).
(http://www.dxzone.com/cgi-bin/jump2.cgi?ID=5408).
Accessed on 15 October 2016, 21:40 hrs, UTC.
Author:  Harry Lythall (SM0VPO).
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Comment:

A concise, well-written antenna tutorial from Harry Lythall (SM0VPO). Harry does an excellent job of explaining the theory and design of basic dipole and vertical HF antennas.

The article explores the following questions:

What is wavelength?
How long should antennas be?
How does an antenna work?
How does a 1/4 wavelength antenna work?
How do I connect a 1/4 wavelength antenna to a transmitter?
How do I know if an antenna is useless?

A very good introduction to antennas for the newly-licensed radio amateur.

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