Tuesday, March 21, 2017

80-6 meter OCF Dipole Antenna for SHTF or Backpacking Part 1


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An off-center fed (OCF) dipole antenna which covers the 80 through 6 meter Amateur Radio bands can be made with locally bought materials and readily available baluns from a variety of Amateur Radio sales outlets.  In this two part video from "Survivalist2008", we learn the basic theory, design, and construction of this unusual dipole antenna.  Part 1 takes you step-by-step through the basic antenna creation process.  In part 2, we will build the OCF and use it to make contacts from a portable ham radio station.

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http://hawaiisciencedigest.com (science and technology news for radio amateurs).
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