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Apartment, Attic, HOA and small spaces Ham Radio Antennas


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This is post 2514 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas.

What kind of antennas are suitable for "compromised spaces?"

Josh Nass (KI6NAZ) tackled that question in a free-wheeling video-streamed program from 08 August 2020.

The video contains several listener questions which confront radio amateurs operating in deed-controlled housing.

The program offers a variety of possible solutions to HOA/CC&Rs restrictions.  Perhaps, Josh and his listeners can find an antenna solution for you.

Here are some comments from Josh:

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Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).


 

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