Friday, June 2, 2017

2014 Field Day - Free Standing Painter Pole Fan Dipole with W4EDF. Post #1149.


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Here's an interesting multiband HF antenna for Field Day from Edward Bradshaw (W4EDF).  Ed says "free standing" means he isn't using nearby trees to support his portable mast.  Watch Ed as he demonstrates how to assemble and deploy this free standing painter pole fan dipole by himself.  Ed discusses the materials, wire, knots, poles, and guying techniques used in making this antenna.

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