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If you need to erect a portable HF vertical antenna for the 40 meter amateur radio band in 5 minutes or less, then this video from John Saunders may be what you need. By pre-assembling the parts beforehand and storing them in your vehicle, you can have a working antenna for any portable or emergency situation. John shows us how to assemble the antenna in an easy-to-understand, step-by-step process. You may want to make your vehicle part of the ground system to increase efficiency and reduce rf flow on the outside of the coaxial feed.
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