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Another excellent video tutorial from Dave Tadlock (KG0ZZ). In this video, Dave reviews the basics of building HF/VHF cubical quad antennas. His presentation is clear, concise, and helpful. Dave does a good job of explaining the theory, construction, and operation of cubical quad antennas in a variety of operating environments. He also reviews the formulas used in calculating dimensions and spacings between elements. Although cubical quads have been used extensively on the VHF/UHF amateur radio bands, they can also be found on some of the HF bands, including, 20, 15, 10, and 6 meters. On lower HF bands (i.e. 40, 80, and 160 meters), quads tend to be quite large and bit unwieldy.
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