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If you haven't tried the 17 meter amateur radio band (18.068 MHz to 18.168 MHz) yet, you may be surprised just how popular this band is when solar conditions permit. Antennas for this chunk of the rf spectrum tend to be modest and fairly cheap, especially if you design and build your own antenna from locally available materials.
In this well-constructed video from "Marty Drifts", (Jim--WB2FOU), we learn just how easy it is to make a rotatable dipole antenna for 17 meters. Each step of the construction process is fully explained and reviewed to ensure your understanding of this simple, useful antenna.
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http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news (a weekly podcast which is updated on Friday afternoons).
Thanks for joining us today.
Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).