Sunday, March 4, 2018

Simple dipole antenna from coax. Post #1421.


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With the exception of a shaky introduction, this video does an excellent job of showing how an old mobile/cell phone antenna can be reused to make a new VHF/UHF antenna for the 2 m and 70 cm amateur radio bands.  The coaxial cable from an old mobile antenna can be converted into a "sleeve" or coaxial dipole antenna suitable for portable, emergency, or home use.  OH2FTG instruction's are clear and easy to follow.  Don't discard that old mobile antenna--recycle it as a new antenna.

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

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