How to build a cheap wire delta loop antenna


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This is post 2680 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas.

If you need a quiet, easy-to-make HF antenna, then this delta loop project from Callum McCormick (M0MCX) may be what you need.

The delta loop antenna can be configured to favor horizontal or vertical polarization.  If you feed the antenna with twin lead into a balanced antenna "tuner", you will get multi-band HF capability.

Here are a few comments from Callum:

Lots of myth about vertically polarised delta loop antennas - lets take the covers off and have a look. Callum. DX Commander. Here's Steve and I talking on 40m: https://youtu.be/QiLyObOoTMM Back Yards loops: https://youtu.be/s_CdzvEF34w Mega Loop https://youtu.be/OC7kAjaCNs4 MMANA: https://youtu.be/15qdzgYe24E PS - At the time of publication, YouTube had not created any subtitles so I used SONIC - which is not as good! I will switch the YouTube ones one as soon as they they have been created by the big machine in the sky! 00:00 Intro 00:35 Delta Loop Design 12:20 Software Design #deltaloops #dxcommander #hamradio
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Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

 

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