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Four-Foot Vertical 20m Magnetic Wire Loop Stealth Antenna. Post #1174.


Four-Foot Vertical 20m Magnetic Wire Loop Stealth Antenna
(http://www.dxzone.com/cgi-bin/dir/jump2.cgi?ID=32750).
Accessed on 29 June 2017, 20:10 hrs, UTC.
Author:  W0QL.
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Comment:

This unusual 20 meter magnetic wire loop antenna is based on a design by Russell Prack (K5RP), and was originally  published the "ARRL Antenna Compendium, Volume 2", page 39.

W0QL made some alterations to Prack's design, making it nearly invisible to neighbors--perfect for stealth operations.  Although the vertical height of this antenna is only 4-feet/1.219 meters, it performs better than most magnetic loop antennas.

W0QL includes a variety of documentation, including photographs and comparisons with other types of antennas.  If you live in a deed-restricted property (HOAs and CC&Rs), you may want to consider this antenna for your ham radio activities.

For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please visit these websites:

http://www.HawaiiARRL.info.
https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com.
https://bigislandarrlnews.com.
http://www.kh6jrm.info (breaking news for radio amateurs).
http://www.arrl.org
http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news (a weekly podcast published every Friday afternoon).

Other sites of interest:

http://hawaiisciencedigest.com (science and technology news for radio amateurs).
https://hawaiiintelligencedigest.com (trends in geopolitical intelligence and cybersecurity).
https://paper.li/f-1482109921 (my daily intelligence briefing).

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Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM)

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