Emergency 2m Field Expedient Antenna


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This is post 2491 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas.

Do you have an emergency antenna for your next SOTA or field operation? One never knows when equipment will fail during an "outdoor adventure."

In this video from Stuart,KB1HQS, we see how some broken hiking poles can be converted into an emergency 2 meter antenna--not pretty or efficient, but the repurposed poles get the job done.

Here are some comments from KB1HQS:

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Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).
 

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