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If you want full dipole antenna performance but don't have enough space to erect a full-half wavelength horizontal dipole, then a simple sloping dipole antenna may be the answer. In video, Stan Gibilisco (W1GV) presents a simple tutorial on how to design, build, and use a slopping dipole antenna. All you need is one tall support and a place to tie off the bottom part of the sloper. Stan also discusses what portion of the sloper should be attached to the center pin of your coax feed line. A simple, inexpensive antenna that will keep you on the air in a restricted space environment.
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