Ham Radio--A Simple Coax Cable Emergency Prepper Antenna. Post #1386.


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Thanks to Kevin Loughin (KB9RWL) for this excellent presentation of a classic emergency antenna using coaxial cable.  The antenna comes in the form of a vertical dipole or "sleave dipole" for the 2 meter Amateur Radio Band.  Kevin shows how easy it is to make this great emergency antenna with a minimum of tools and expense.  Kevin offers a step-by-step tutorial on this simple, effective antenna which can be used at home or in the field.  You might want to make a few for emergency use, by putting one in your vehicle or in your "go-box."  If you have the space, you can also make a coax antenna for the upper HF bands (20 through 6 meters).

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

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