One of the easiest ways to launch your HF antenna into nearby trees is to use a simple slingshot in conjunction with some paracord, fishing line, and a small lead weight. In this video, Steve (AD4XT) shows us how to assemble this simple launching system for your next antenna project. If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkAdH9W-IO4. Here are some comments from Steve (AD4XT): A simple slingshot tips and tricks video on launching your paracord up high into a tree. A slingshot is a cheap and easy method i have used for several years now. Follow along and pick up some ideas to help you along on your next Ham Radio Portable adventure. Chapters View all Intro 0:00 Gear 0:43 Testing 5:39 Final Thoughts 9:41 Real Magic 14:41 Transcript Follow along using the transcript. Show transcript Ham Radio Portable 4.38K subscribers Thanks for joining us today. Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).
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Thanks to Simon (VA7BIX) for this fascinating way to repurpose old ethernet cables. Simon shows us how to use discarded ethernet cables to create or improve a basic ground radial/counterpoise system for your antenna installation. If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmynIW7UKdc. Here are some comments from Simon (VA7BIX): $3.75 Ethernet Radial System - Close Up Build! #pota #QRP #antenna #hamradio G'day Mates - I've been getting a ton of fabulous responses about the Ethernet Cable Radial system, and requests to see the "build" up close... so here it is! Wooohooo! Cheers mates and see ya on the Air Feel free to click 👍 Like 👉 Comment 👉 SUBSCRIBE WOOOHOOO 🎺🎺 HUGE THANKS TO THE PATREONS OF MY CHANNEL: Darrell Beard Lorene Hacker Bill Mitchell Rich Korona Mike Hausauer Stan Kuprianczyk Josh Averyt If you wish to 'tip' the channel, here's the link: / hamj