All About End Fed Antennas, Field Day

ARRL Field Day is set for the last full weekend in June.  If you need a simple, effective multiband HF antenna for this annual event, please consider the end-fed antenna described by Michael (KB9VBR), Joe (KD9CJX), and Jerry (W9GLG) in this short video.

If you can't see the video, please go here:  All About End Fed Antennas, Field Day Educational Activity - Ham Radio Q&A - YouTube

Here are some comments from Michael (KB9VBR):

oe, KD9CJX and Jerry W9GLG give a presentation on end fed antennas at the Wisconsin Valley Radio Association's 2021 ARRL Field Day. This was the group's educational activity for Field Day. Become a patron! Unlock exclusive content at: Support Ham Radio Q&A by shopping at Amazon: Read my blog: Timestamp 00:00 Introduction 01:25 What is an end fed antenna 05:02 Why end fed antennas require impedance matching 07:40 Half Wave End Fed Antennas 08:12 Random wire end fed antennas 09:58 Advantages of random wire end fed antennas 11:05 Are counterpoises necessary? 13:47 Describing the matching transformer (UNUN) for a random wire antenna 15:43 Wire length's importance to a random wire antenna 17:03 Efficiency can be affected with wire length vs transformer size 18:50 Combating coaxial radiation (ugly baluns or chokes) 20:41 Questions 25:23 Ending Colophon: Camera Lens Wireless Microphone: Microphone: Music by license: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases #EndFedAntenna #EFHW #FD2021 #ARRLFieldDay #Antennas #TechnicalDiscussion #Hamradio #amateurradio



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