$3.75 Ethernet Radial System-Close up Build.


Thanks to Simon (VA7BIX) for this fascinating way to repurpose old ethernet cables.

Simon shows us how to use discarded ethernet cables to create or improve a basic ground radial/counterpoise system for your antenna installation.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmynIW7UKdc.

Here are some comments from Simon (VA7BIX):

$3.75 Ethernet Radial System - Close Up Build! #pota #QRP #antenna #hamradio G'day Mates - I've been getting a ton of fabulous responses about the Ethernet Cable Radial system, and requests to see the "build" up close... so here it is! Wooohooo! Cheers mates and see ya on the Air Feel free to click πŸ‘ Like πŸ‘‰ Comment πŸ‘‰ SUBSCRIBE WOOOHOOO 🎺🎺 HUGE THANKS TO THE PATREONS OF MY CHANNEL: Darrell Beard Lorene Hacker Bill Mitchell Rich Korona Mike Hausauer Stan Kuprianczyk Josh Averyt If you wish to 'tip' the channel, here's the link:   / hamjazz   Thanks mates! Love to see you over at our Discord Channel:   / discord   BURNABY RADIO: Mike - you're the greatest. Contact Mike today for quotes on any and all ham radio gear in Canada! sales@burnabyradio.com 00:00 Introduction 00:54 "Why 8ft 9Inches?" 01:50 Ethernet Cable - Antenna Construction Time 03:04 "Untangling" Ethernet Cable Tip 03:31 16 Wires Unravelled and Wound - Sped Up 03:47 Terminal Block "Feed Point" Magic 05:43 Bare the Ethernet Wires 06:01 Connect The Bare Ethernet Wires to the Terminal Block 08:25 Winding Up the Wires Tips For the End of the Day 09:22 Quick Overview - Thanks for Watching Mates


Why 8ft 9Inches?

Ethernet Cable - Antenna Construction Time

"Untangling" Ethernet Cable Tip

16 Wires Unravelled and Wound - Sped Up

Terminal Block "Feed Point" Magic

Bare the Ethernet Wires

Connect The Bare Ethernet Wires to the Terminal Block




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