Sunday, November 11, 2018

My favourite magnetic loop for HF Pedestrian Mobile. Post 1675.

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Australian radio amateur Peter Parker (VK3YE) enjoys experimenting with antennas.  He especially likes to design antennas for portable operations, including what he calls "Pedestrian Mobile." 

In this video, Peter compares two magnetic loop antennas for the "Pedestrian Mobile" situation--one being made from copper tubing and the other fashioned from aluminum tubing.  According to Peter, both magnetic loop antennas performed well on the 40 meter Amateur Radio Band, with contacts ranging between 300 and 1500 kilometers. 

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