Tuesday, April 3, 2018

7 MHz WSPR with a kite supported vertical antenna. Post #1451.

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Here's another great antenna idea from Australian radio amateur Peter Parker (VK3YE).  In this video, Peter tries a kite supported antenna to launch his WSPR signal.  WSPR can work with inefficient, short antennas, but really shines when you attach your rig to a half wavelength vertical antenna.  Peter says his 200mW signal was received in North America and the Canary Islands...great distance for a QRP signal.

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