Using a magnetic loop antenna in a modern building


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This post 2574 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas.

Radio amateurs living or working in deed-restricted properties face difficult antenna options.

Sometimes, a magnetic loop antenna can get you on the air. But as Carl (M0SZT) points out magnetic loop antennas have severe limitations if you operate from a modern, steel-concrete building.

Here are some of Carl's observations:

I was hoping to get some success making QSO's on HF from my office space using an indoor antenna . The innovation centre I'm based at is s new build and the construction makes it very difficult to get signals in and out using a magnetic loop as the antenna. Here are a pick of essential amateur radio items from my Amazon Associates: Foundation Licence Manual: for Radio Amateurs: https://amzn.to/3kvp9kf Xiegu G90 HF Amateur Radio Transceiver: https://amzn.to/37Vt0Ur Getting back into Amateur Radio: What's new and what you forgot https://amzn.to/2Tqz2DP 99 things you can do with Amateur Radio: https://amzn.to/31IDWAM Get into SDR radio with NESDR SMArTee v2 Bundle: https://amzn.to/3dWmde1 Exam Secrets for Radio Amateurs: https://amzn.to/3otw9Aw I would be very grateful if you could make a small donation to my paypal account, this helps me keep the channel running, many thanks https://www.paypal.me/2e0ezt You can find me on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/2e0ezt To subscribe to this YouTube channel you can click this link https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtX8... I'm a licensed amateur radio operator from the United Kingdom. My YouTube channel features videos focusing on operating portable radio from various locations plus how to videos, tutorials, insights and conversations in the hobby.

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