2 Meter Yagi Ham Radio Antenna that fits in a pocket.

Here's a fascinatingly, simple, and cheap 2 Meter Antenna that fits comfortably in your pocket.

Thanks to the wonders of foil metal tape and a few basic tools, you'll have a lightweight portable antenna for your next POTA/SOTA mini-expedition.

Ben Eadie (VE6SFX) takes us step-by-step through the design, construction, and testing phases of this simple antenna.

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Here are a few comments from Ben (VE6SFX):

Videos mentioned: BNC adapter    • Easy Magnetic BNC Connectors for Ham ...   Duck Tape antenna:    • How to make a 2 meter band tape anten...   Discover the ultimate ultra-portable 2M Yagi antenna designed for SOTA and versatile field use. In this episode I unveil my innovative DIY antenna build using simple materials like foil tape and a tarp, all that can fit perfectly in a cargo pocket. Despite its lightweight and compact design, this Yagi amazed me by reaching up to possibly 150 kilometers during field tests around Calgary. Join me as I share the step-by-step build process, 3D printing files, and real-time testing results with local repeaters and beyond. Whether you're a ham radio enthusiast or an outdoor adventurer, this pocket-sized Yagi is a game-changer for on-the-go communications. Don't miss out on future iterations and other exciting radio projects by hitting Subscribe. For more details, 3D print files, and links to the materials used, check below. 73, this is VE6SFX, clear and signing off. #HamRadio #DIYAntenna #UltraPortableYagi #VE6CRFX #SOTA" Supplies 1” Copper Foil tape: https://amzn.to/46SAov3 1/4” Copper Foil tape: https://amzn.to/40jAbyO https://amzn.to/3tVjqOn Tarp: https://amzn.to/3QHmVRp Fiberglass rods: https://amzn.to/46LCddn HT I recommend: https://amzn.to/3u3rA73 3d Printer I recommend: https://amzn.to/3Qk3HQj Filament used in this: https://amzn.to/3QknFKS John Portunes book on slot antennas: https://amzn.to/3tPoaEY



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