Monday, November 12, 2018

How To Tune a 10 Meter Dipole. Post #1676.


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Randy Hall (K7AGE) does an excellent job of describing how to "tune" a 10 meter dipole antenna. Although the video will prove most useful for newly licensed radio amateurs, the information will serve as a general review for all hams who wish to design, build, and use simple dipole antennas.  The length of this dipole is 468/frequency in MHz.  The antenna is cut for 28.3 MHz and measures 16.5 feet/5.03 meters long.  Randy shows us how to use a MFJ Antenna Analyzer to trim the antenna to resonance.  The procedure outlined by Randy can be used for any HF band from 160 meters to 10 meters.

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

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