How to Slinky Antenna.

Radio amateurs (hams) have used almost any metal object as an HF antenna. 

In this video, Bobby (W6IWN) uses the common childhood toy called a slinky to make contacts in France.

Depending on how far you stretch the "slinky", you will get a HF helix capable of tuning several bands.

Coupled with a qrp rig, such as the Xiegu G-90 transceiver, you'll have a basic SOTA/POTA station antenna which can be easily transported and stored for future use.

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Here are some comments from Bobby (W6IWN):


Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).



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