If you're having trouble viewing this video, please check insert this title link into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuD2mBZKHOg. Multiband antennas covering 160 meters to 10 meters tend to be very large, particularly when a quarter wave vertical antenna for the 160 meter band can be as tall as 135 feet/41.15 meters. You could save some space and still get decent multiband performance by using an inverted L antenna that could fit on your property. In this video, Steve Ellington (N4LQ) uses a 100 foot/30.48 meters (later upgraded to 200 feet/60.97 meters) long inverted L that covers all amateur radio bands between 160 and 10 meters. He uses a MFJ-998 antenna transmatch (i.e. "tuner") to keep SWR in check. Steve's project may give you some good ideas on building a similar antenna for your property.
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