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If you're having trouble connecting to your local or regional 2 meter repeater site, then this simple, low cost, and easy-to-build 2 meter quarter wave vertical antenna is what you need. Randy Hall (K7AGE) does an excellent job of explaining the theory and operation of this simple vertical antenna. He takes you step-by-step through the design, construction, and use phases of this simple antenna. The antenna is small enough to fit into your emergency "go kit" or for use as a standby 2 meter antenna at your home station.
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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).