Saturday, June 3, 2017

HF Ham Radio Random Wire Portable Antenna Back Yard Test. Post #1150.


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If you need a simple, inexpensive, and easy to erect HF antenna for Field Day or any other portable operation, you may want to use this idea from Larry (WD0AKX). Larry says he wanted to experiment with a random length wire in his backyard using QRP power and a portable set up to see what he could do with a minimum of equipment.  You will need an antenna "tuner", a 9:1 unun, and a ground radial/counterpoise system to make the antenna work properly.

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