Saturday, September 2, 2017

Build your own 110 foot multi band dipole home brew ham radio HF antenna. Post #1238.


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Here's a simple, efficient, and inexpensive HF dipole antenna that covers 80 meters to 6 meters.  The key to multiband operation is the use of 300 ohm twin lead as a feeder and a 1:1 ATU balun.  You can also use 450 ohm ladder line or home made balanced line into a 1:4 current balun and then connecting the antenna feed line and balun to an antenna "tuner" with a short length of 50 ohm coaxial cable.  W5XJ provides a list of easily obtainable materials for this versatile antenna.  If you have only one tall support, you can configure the antenna as a dipole "sloper" antenna.

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