Ham Radio-Old TV rabbit ears as a junk box 2 meter antenna. Post #1438.
Ham Radio-Old TV rabbit ears as a junk box 2 meter antenna.
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Author: Kevin Loughin (KB9RLW).
Kevin has done an excellent job of explaining how to convert an old TV rabbit ears antenna into a simple, inexpensive, and effective 2 meter antenna. I've built several of these 2 meter antennas from discarded televisions found at my local recycling center. Like Kevin, I enjoy "re-purposing" old parts and equipment for my various amateur/ham radio projects. This antenna is small, lightweight, and totally "stealthy" for those living in deed-restricted housing (HOAs and CC&Rs). Kevin takes you step-by-step through the antenna making modifications. This is an easy, rewarding, and ultra cheap project that can be used for both home and portable operations. Views expressed in this video are those of Kevin Loughin (KB9RLW).
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