Build a random wire end fed antenna and make amazing contacts.
End Fed Random Wire Antennas can be effective, easy-to-build HF antennas if you follow the instructions in this video from Michael Martens (KB9VBR).
Michael takes us through the design, construction, and testing of this versatile HF antenna. This design suitable for both at home and "in the field operations."
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Can a non resonant antenna be efficient? It sure can. I show you how to build a non resonant random wire antenna with a 9:1 transformer.
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00:33 End Fed Antennas
01:22 Random wire antennas: long wire or end fed Zepp
03:11 Wire Lengths are important
04:09 Ferrite cores and wire
06:55 Building the 9:1 transformer
09:28 Installing the antenna
11:05 Testing and making contacts
15:12 Advantages and Disadvantages of non resonant antennas
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