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In this video from Stan Gibilisco (W1GV), we learn the a classic way to shorten a dipole antenna without sacrificing performance and ease of operation. If the coils are built correctly, you will lose only a small percentage of the signal normally found on a full horizontal half wave dipole antenna. Stan does a good job of explaining the theory, design, and operation of this easily made HF antenna. This antenna is a good compromise for radio amateurs living on a small city or rural lot.
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