Simple Ham Radio Antennas--HF-Powered Drone Antenna. Post #878.

HF-Powered Drone Antenna
Reporter:  Elliot Williams.
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If you have no room for a tower, but still want the performance edge extra height gives your VHF/UHF signal, you may want to try this intriguing idea from Glenn (N6FN).

Glenn has built a rig that "transmits significant power using a thin wire.  The wire is used to send the power at high frequency down the wire at which point it becomes more like a transmission line than a conductor."  Glenn adds that his signal " is rectified to DC on the other end to power a quadcopter drone" supporting the antenna wire.

Glenn has included some interesting graphics and a video showing the evolution of the drone supported antenna.

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).


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