Using aluminum window screen as a counterpoise for portable antenna.

Do you want a simple, easily installed counterpoise for your vertical HF antenna?

In this video, David Casler (KE0OG) explains how Michael Martens (KB9NBR) used a roll of common aluminum window screen for some of his portable operations.  This stuff really works, and can save you hours of laying out a ground radial system.

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Here are some comments from David (KE0OG):

Conrad, KN6VMK, told me that KB9VBR made a video where he used aluminum window screen instead of radio wires. Watch to learn more on why this works. Here is the link to KB9VBR video:    • Window screen ant...   Subscribe:    / davecasler  . Giveaway Info: Edited and Videographed by Aidan Jakeman To learn more about me, visit: To support my channel financially: (offers several options) To pose an Ask Dave question: or Theme music is "Sour Tennessee Red," by John Deley and the 41 Players, courtesy YouTube Music Library. You can listen to the entire song here:    • Sour Tennessee Re...   I use drawings from, including the "walking man" Technician training videos, see General training videos, see Amateur Extra training videos, see Thanks to my sweet wife, Loretta, KBØVWW, for both audio and video assistance! (Her website is My primary website: The ham radio part of my website (direct link): My publishing website:, where you can find my fantasy and science fiction books. My Amazon author page, which lists my print and Kindle books: Twitter: @dcasler

Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).


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