Sunday, November 24, 2019

How to build a dipole antenna for Ham Radio. Post 2063.


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One of the simplest, cost effective, and efficient HF antennas you can build is the half-wavelength dipole.  All you need is the correct length of wire for your band of choice, a convenient length of 50 ohm coaxial cable, two supports, and your HF rig.

In this video from Johnny (W5KV), we get some valuable suggestions for making a dipole antenna that will serve the operating requirements of both newly-licensed hams as well as experienced "old timers."

Johnny introduces his basic dipole project with these suggestions:

"In this video, we'll discuss how to construct a dipole antenna for Amateur Radio using 50 ohm coax, a cutting board, and some simple hardware. Amateur Radio doesn't have to be an expensive hobby. 73 de W5KV. https://www.w5kv.com

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).