Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The Original Ed Fong Dual Band VHF/UHF 70cm/2m J-pole antenna. Post 1694.


If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtLEj1f773c

J-Pole antennas for the 2m and 70 cm (VHF/UHF) Amateur Radio bands come in many sizes, ranging from commercial models based on public service  designs to homebrewed configurations using coaxial cable, 450 ohm ladder line, or even TV twin lead.  Supporting structures can be anything from PVC pipe to wood, including temporary lashups affixed to your home, shack, or garage.

In this video, we see a near commercial grade J-Pole antenna based on a design from Silicon Valley engineer Ed Fong.  The fully-encased antenna is lightweight, portable, and adequate for most field and home operations.

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