Monday, December 31, 2018

MicroVert 40M antenna - home made. Post 1728.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpRv6LqKlbw
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Thanks to OM0ET for this fascinating video.  Here's a simple, low cost, and easy to build vertical antenna suitable for both home use and portable operations. The MicroVert is based on a design developed by Jurgen Schafer (DL7PE).  As built, the MicroVert is a short, base-loaded antenna that uses the coax shield as a counterpoise.  While the Microvert doesn't perform as well as a dipole antenna, it can get you on the air where large antennas are not suitable or allowed. A MicroVert calculator can be found here:  https://lowreal.net/2013/microvert/.

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

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