Ground Spike Antenna using the Earth to receive VLF signals

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This is post 2346 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas.

In this video, Kevin Loughin (KB9RLW) show us how to make an ultra-simple antenna to receive VLF signals.  Now that radio amateurs can use the 630 and 2200 meter VLF bands, this short explanation of the "Ground Spike Antenna" may be helpful in peaking your interest in the world beneath the medium wave AM Broadcast Band.

Here are some of Kevin's comments:

I've wanted to try this for a long time. Using the earth as an antenna! If you like my videos, please subscribe here: If you want me to keep making more videos like this, consider becoming my patron at Patreon: Discuss this and other videos on Facebook: Hit me up on the echolink repeater down by my house: W9TE (Node: 519521)
Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).


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