Thursday, October 19, 2017

Ham Radio - Viewer Request - My home HF antenna solution, 160-10 on a ...


If you can't view this video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9o0pIMeKR7w.  This is post #1285 in a continuing series of "Simple Ham Radio Antennas."

This video from Kevin Loughin (KB9RLW) is a good example of what can be done to cover the amateur radio bands from 160 meters through 10 meters with a few simple antennas, ranging from Off-Center Fed Dipoles (OCFD) to inverted vees.  At look at Kevin's current antenna arrangement may give you some excellent ideas on adapting multiband HF antennas to fit your unique housing and land situation.  The important thing is to get on the air.  Some compromise antennas do very well if we're willing to accept less-than-perfect performance.

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