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Here's a simple, inexpensive, and sturdy discone antenna that you can build at home and use in a variety of portable and emergency situations. According to "SurvivalComms" this compact, field deployable VHF/UHF is broadbanded and will cover up to 1 GHz without significant SWR problems.
The folded discone antenna kit weights only 28 ounces and uses about 30 feet of RG-58 coaxial cable as the feed line. The entire assembly can be carried in a small nylon bag. Make one of these antennas for your "go-kit" or use as a standby antenna at your home.
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