HAM RADIO: Sloper Antenna-positives & negatives.

End-fed halfwave antennas are popular for portable operations, such as SOTA (Summits On The Air) and POTA (Parks On The Air).

To add more variety to the usual EFHW antenna, Tim (G5TM) suggests you modify this proven design into a "sloper antenna."

Tim discusses the pros and cons of this EFHW variant.  You may be surprised by the results gained by this HF antenna.

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Here are some comments from Tim (G5TM):

Lots of folks you are into portable work, POTA, SOTA use end fed half waves, with 40 metres a very popular band. Often, these are deployed as a sloper. What are the pros and cons of these? Connect with my channel by subscribing and commenting.

Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).


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