The best portable antenna you've probably never heard of.

According to Australian radio amateur Peter Parker (VK3YE), the basic "Bobtail Curtain" antenna is one of the best portable DX antennas.

This "Bobtail Curtain" design from Peter is simple, easy to erect, and provides outstanding performance at a modest cost.

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Here are some comments from Peter (VK3YE):

A great antenna for HF portable QRP DX. Consider it if you want a low radiation angle for DX, don't have very tall masts and wish to operate on or near a conductive surface. A good write-up on the Bobtail Curtain is here: PS: If you liked this video please consider supporting Amateur Radio VK3YE by: * Subscribing on YouTube * Checking my books page at ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ * Shopping on Amazon via:, or * Shopping on eBay via: (then if you buy something I'll get a small commission at no cost to you)

Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).



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