How to make a 2m Yagi for portable use that weighs only 21 oz (595.34 grams).

If you need a lightweight, basic 2 meter Yagi antenna for your next portable or field operation, then please try this easily-made Yagi antenna designed by Charles Thompson (KK6USY).

Charles made this antenna with commonly available materials, and it weighs only 21 oz (595.34 grams)...perfect for your "go-kit" or next SOTA/POTA expedition.

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Here are a few comments from Charles (KK6USY):

In this video I make a 2 meter 5 element Yagi Antenna that weighs just 21oz. In a later video I will show how well it works on FM and SSB. Dimensions, reflector - 20 1/8" x 2 1/4" in from end of boom driven - 19 5/16" x 2 11 3/16" from reflector - insulated from boom use nylon washers and all thread dir. 1 - 18 3/16" x 2 17 3/16 from reflector dir. 2 - 17 15/16" x 2 37 5/8" from reflector dir. 3 - 17 11/16" x 2 58" from reflector Boom is 1/2" aluminum tubing 58.5" long Parts used in this video. 1/2" square tube, Arrow thread inserts, Aluminum arrows, Stainless screws, Nylon Threaded Rod: Stainless Steel Threaded Rod: Antenna design1st one, Square tubing, As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Camco Hitch Mount Flagpole Holder, Towever 84433 Trailer Hitch Extension, Camera Gear Sony a6100 camera, Sigma 56mm lens, Sigma 16mm lens, Sigma 30mm lens, Action Cameras DJI Action camera, Sony fdr-x3000, GoPro 9, GoPro 8, GoPro 7, K&F Concepts Tripod, PGYTECH mini tripod, Lapel microphone, MOVO Shotgun Microphone, DOKIO 80 watt Folding Solar Panel Kit , DOKIO 200 watt Folding Solar Panel Kit, Windows tablet, tablet keyboard, Radios I own or recommend FT991A, FTDX3000, IC7300, IC705, FT891, FTM400DR, FTM300DR, TM-D710G, FT3DR, FT70, FT60, Power supply, LITHIUM BATTERIES 36ah lithium batt., 16ah lithium batt., 9ah Bioenno, 12ah Bioenno, 15ah Bioenno, 6ah bioenno, Be sure and subscribe to these great channels: TheSmokinApe:    / @thesmokinape   Ham Radio Dude:    / @hamradiodude   Temporarily Offline:    / temporarilyoffline   Ham Radio 2.0:    / hamradio20   Ham Radio Crash Course:    / hoshnasi   KG6HQD: N0SSC:    / n0ssc   K6UDA Radio:    / k6uda   K8MRD Radio Stuff:    / k8mrdradiostuff   Signal Search: Ham Radio Now:    / hamradionow   Kyle - AA0Z:    / kyleaa0z   SevenForty1:    / sevenforty1   100 Watts and a Wire Podcast: DX Commander:    / m0mcx   W6RIP Radio Adventures:    / 11dayscrape   The Smokin Ape:    / thesmoki.  . Goodgame Ham Radio, Bees, and Outdoors:    / goodgamehamra.  . #MNHR

Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).


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