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In this video, "Outdoors on the Air" discusses a fascinating ham radio dipole offered by Tim (N9SAB) on his ebay store. The original idea for this 20 meter off-center fed dipole comes from Dennis Blanchard and his video entitled "Ham Radio Hiking Gear."
This 20 meter dipole requires no coax as it is designed to connect directly to a transceiver jack. According to the video, no assembly or antenna "tuner" is required. The antenna accepts a PL-259 connector. The off-center fed antenna is integrated with a 4:1 balun. The cost of the antenna is approximately $20 (USD).
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