How does a J-Pole Antenna work?

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This is post 2639 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas.

Thanks to Fiori Films for this excellent, in-depth discussion of the popular J-Pole Antenna.  The featured speaker is Dr. Ed Fong (WB6IQN).

This video contains everything you need to know about this simple VHF/UHF antenna.

Here are some general comments about the presentation:

Fiori Films Presents Ham Radio TV: How Does a J-Pole Antenna Work by Dr. Ed Fong Ed Fong WB6IQN gives Vaca Valley Radio Club a presentation via Skype. He teaches the principles and construction of a good working J-Pole antennas. The Vaca Valley Radio Club (VVRC) has been serving the Northern Solano County area since 1988. The VVRC takes pride in providing a friendly place for radio amateurs to meet and to improve their operating skills. Regular meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at the Nut Tree Airport 301 Airport Rd., Vacaville. The June and December meetings are typically held at a different time and location. Please see the Events section of this web site (located on the "About Us" tab) for more details. We hold weekly nets on the club's repeater (W6VVR) and give everyone the opportunity to request amateur radio assistance. The request for assistance can be physical such as putting up or taking down an antenna, or technical such as programming a hand held transceiver. If you would like to join the VVRC or renew you membership this is a link to an Application Form Browse our web site for more information about the club and what it has to offer. If you have any questions, please email us at or call Bob, K6HEW at 707-448-5665.


Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).


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