Saturday, April 22, 2017

Antenna Loading with Coils. Post #1109.


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In this video from Stan Gibilisco (W1GV), we learn the a classic way to shorten a dipole antenna without sacrificing performance and ease of operation.  If the coils are built correctly, you will lose only a small percentage of the signal normally found on a full horizontal  half wave dipole antenna.  Stan does a good job of explaining the theory, design, and operation of this easily made HF antenna.  This antenna is a good compromise for radio amateurs living on a small city or rural lot.

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM)