Simple portable HF antennas with Tim (G5TM)

Thanks to Tim (G5TM) and Hayden (VK7HH) for this in-depth discussion of simple coax antennas.

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This is post 2776 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas.

Here are some general comments from Tim and Hayden:

Do you want to make a simple HF antenna using nothing but coax? Well today at the 2021 YouTubers Hamfest, I speak with Tim G5TM as he shares his experiences on building HF antennas, running portable, mobile and the fun to be had during the Sporadic E season. These HF antennas are simple to build and an easy way to get on the air! Check out Tim's YouTube channel here: Half-Wave Flowerpot Antenna by VK2ZOI: Steve G3TXQ - Coax Common Mode Chokes Please Subscribe to Ham Radio DX! ⏱️TIMESTAMPS⏱️ 0:00 Simple HF Antennas with Tim G5TM | Easy to Build #YTHF21 1:06 Introducing Tim G5TM 2:00 The basic coax antennas built by Tim 7:16 The importance of getting the choke right 14:35 Attaching the antenna to the squid pole 18:55 Discussing Hyendfed antennas for portable 24:35 Benefits of going mobile/portable 38:19 Sporadic E - when does it kick in and what bands Please consider using the affiliate links to support this channel: Amazon: eBay: Paypal TipJar: Support HRDX through Patreon: Items I use in my shack: 📻--Radios--📻 Icom IC-7300: (Amazon) (eBay) Icom IC-9700: (Amazon) (eBay) Icom IC-705: (Amazon) (eBay) Yaesu FT-818: (Amazon) (eBay) Yaesu FT-8900: (Amazon) (eBay) Yaesu VX-8R: (Amazon) Baofeng UV-5R: (Amazon) (eBay) 📶--Antennas--📶 DX Commander ABV (HF): Diamond V-2000 vertical (6m/2m/70cm): (Amazon) (eBay) Diamond X-50 (2m/70cm): (Amazon) (eBay) --Test Equipment-- MFJ-259 SWR Analyzer: (Amazon) (eBay) ⚙️--Other Shack Gear I Recommend--⚙️ Windcamp Icom IC-705 Bracket: (Amazon) (eBay) Yaesu G-1000DXA rotator: (Amazon) Tigertronics Signalink USB: (Amazon) (eBay) BG7TBL GPSDO module: (Amazon) (eBay) 📷--Camera/Studio Gear--📷 Canon M50 w/15-45mm: (Amazon) (eBay) Blue Yeti Microphone: (Amazon) (eBay) Sony MDRZX110NC Headphones: (Amazon) (eBay) I may make a small commission on purchases through the links above. Prices do not change for you. HRDX shops at Australia's newest Amateur Radio store Connect VK: ✅ Subscribe to Ham Radio DX! 💪 Support this channel as a Member! 🎥 Watch more recent videos here: If you enjoyed this video help others enjoy it by adding captions in your language: #YTHF21 #G5TM #HamRadio Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Website: Fan "Ham" Mail: PO Box 5071 Sandy Bay, TAS 7109 Australia Email: Music: Bensound: Epidemic Sound:


Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).


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