Surprising! Ham Radio Vertical Antennas-Are Longer.
A fascinating study of "LONG" Vertical Antennas from Callum (M0MCX). Callum discusses the pros and cons of long vertical antennas from 1/4 wavelength to 1 3/4 wavelength, including the popular 5/8 wavelength.
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Here are some comments from Callum (M0MCX):
This is quite interesting. Let's compare small quarter waves right up to 1-3/4 wave antennas including the famous 5/8. Why are large verticals sometimes not as good. And why they are sometimes better? You might like this. Callum. Download MMANA: Go here: IMPORTANT: Don't download the Pro version but just below the words: "Download MMANA-GAL basic version 3,28 MB (3.440.290 bytes) current version 184.108.40.206" Link to Mike's video on the 49:1 transformer ▶️ Link to the double your power / balloon video ▶️ Ian G0CNN also made a great video about a home-brew 5/8 antenna ▶️ More Videos: ▶️ Antenna Modelling ▶️ Tips and Tricks ▶️ Antennas ▶️ Live Streams ▶️ My Stuff ▶️ Ham Radio Training
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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).