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Simple vertical antenna for portable DX.

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Thanks to Tim (G5TM) for this informative, detailed, and fascinating account of his latest multiband HF portable antenna. With the possible exception of a 9:1 balun, most of the antenna materials should be available either from your "shack" or from online suppliers. If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C-vA2NTL60 Here some comments from Tim (G5TM): A quick to throw up multi-band vertical covering 6 bands and can give you some great performance for DX, especially when portable. Connect with my channel by subscribing and commenting. ----- Thanks for joining us today. Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).  

My low cost 10 meter antenna DIY

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It doesn't take a lot of money to make a simple, effective 10 meter Amateur Radio antenna. In this video from the "Ham Radio Concepts Amateur Radio Channel", we see how a few basic parts can be transformed into a useful antenna for for home, mobile, and portable use. Here are some comments from the presentation: My $3 Melbourne, FL Hamfest find, a 3 dollar 20 meter hamstick, and i reworked it for 10 meters. This video is to show the newcomer or the seasoned operator WHY it is fun to experiment and homebrew. This is what the hobby is all about. You don't need a ton of money, just a little bit of effort and some ingenuity, and the end result is so much more rewarding. 73, please subscribe, thumbs up, and check out my other videos.. ----- Thanks for joining us today. Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).  

HyEndFed Field Day 80m-10m Antenna

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If you need a multiband HF antenna for the ARRL Field Day Event, please consider the "HyEndFed 80m-10m Antenna. In this video, Tracy of the "Outdoors On The Air Video Channel" does a "full field test" of this antenna in one of its preferred configurations. If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser searchbox:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMWe-4I-05k Here are some comments from Tracy: I finally get the chance to use the HyEndFed Field Day antenna in one of its preferred configurations. Join me to see how it performs during a Ham Radio HF Portable camping weekend. Fore more information on the HyEndFed Field Day antenna, please visit this link: https://www.hyendcompany.nl/antenna/p... For more information pertaining to the HyEndFed Portable Line Isolator: https://www.hyendcompany.nl/antenna/p... ----- Thanks for joining us today. Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).  

40 Meter Delta Loop Antenna Array Options

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If you want a good, low-angle 40 meter DX antenna with modest gain, please try this delta loop design from K1GMM. K1GMM explores both the theoretical and practical advantages of this antenna. If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8z4sZ8QMLQ Thanks for joining us today.   Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).  

Double Extended Zepp Antenna

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Here's another great antenna idea for the ARRL Field Day Event (last full weekend in June). In this video, Stan Gibilisco (W1GV) shows us how to design, build, and test the "Double Extended Zepp Antenna."  This antenna consists of two collinear 5/8 wavelength elements fed in phase.  This antenna design provides approximately 3dB gain over a dipole antenna. If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3j3BsYbzwvw Thanks for joining us today. Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).  

Long Wire Antenna Build

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Installed with a proper ground radial or counterpoise system, a random length long wire antenna makes an excellent temporary or emergency antenna. In this video, Jez (2J4EZ) takes us step-by-step through the design, construction, and testing of a long wire antenna.  Most of the materials for this antenna can be found at the nearest building supply outlet or neighborhood hardware store. If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RU0DhCkglfw Here are some comment from Jez (2J4EZ): In this weeks video we build a simple long wire antenna. You might have the parts sitting there in your shack to build one yourself . This antenna is nice and simple to build so give it a try yourself #long wire antenna #2j4ez #antenna ----- Thanks for joining us today. Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).  

10 Meter HF Double Bazooka Dipole from RadioWavz

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If you need a high performance portable or home station antenna for the 10 meter Amateur Radio Band, please consider the Double Bazooka Dipole Antenna from RadioWavz. Thanks to Eric of the "Ham Radio Concepts Amateur Radio Video Channel" for this performance review of the RadioWavz 10 Meter Double Bazooka Dipole Antenna. This antenna would be perfect for your "go kit" or for the annual ARRL Field Day Event. If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKamEK2-0gs Here are some comments from "Ham Radio Concepts": 10 Meter HF Double Bazooka Dipole, RadioWavz Antenna Review, With On-Air Contacts! Ham Radio Antenna 5,158 views • Jun 16, 2022 • Check out the performance of this RadioWavz 10 meter HF double bazooka dipole.. I am very familiar with the bazooka design. This is a great option for portable and home deployment for technician class operators, as well as general and extras