Sunday, May 20, 2018

Make Your Own FM Vertical Sleeve Coax Antenna. Post #1498.


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Do you want better performance from your HT or other FM gear? Then disconnect the stock "Rubber Ducky" antenna that came with your HT and use this design from "electronicsNmore" instead.  All you need to make this vertical sleeve 1/2 wave coax antenna is some 50 ohm coaxial cable with copper shielding, a small diameter brass or copper tube,solder and rosin flux, a bit of heat-shrink tubing, and a SWR meter to help you trim the length of the antenna.

This project is perfect for clubs, portable and field operations, and casual use.

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Until next time, Russ (KH6JRM).