7 courtyard or balcony HF antenna ideas for small spaces.


Thanks to Australian radio amateur Peter Parker (VK3YE) for this set of small space HF antennas.

The video includes a variety of easy-to-make HF antennas, including verticals, oblong loops, hanging wires, inverted L's, and antennas hidden in trees.

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Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

Here are some comments from Peter (VK3YE):

Got little space at home? Live in a townhouse, apartment or villa? That doesn't mean you can't play HF. Watch for ideas on HF antennas in small spaces. Contents 0:00 Introduction 0:42 Making the most of a balcony with verticals 4:02 Hanging wire from balcony 5:31 Horizontal antenna in attic 7:03 Making use of opening windows 7:43 Getting RF out of non-opening windows 8:52 Vertical in courtyard 10:03 Inverted L or end-fed 12:50 Only a few items needed 13:22 Oblong loop 15:56 Flagpole antenna 17:53 Wire concealed in tree 18:21 Summary 19:12 Ham Radio Get Started (book) PS: If you liked this video please consider supporting Amateur Radio VK3YE by: * Subscribing on YouTube * Checking my books page at https://books.vk3ye.com ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ * Shopping on Amazon via: https://amzn.to/3iiDQXv​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ , or * Shopping on eBay via: https://ebay.us/i9DuWP (then if you buy something I'll get a small commission at no cost to you)


Making the most of a balcony with verticals

Hanging wire from balcony

Horizontal antenna in attic

Making use of opening windows

Getting RF out of non-opening windows

Vertical in courtyard

Inverted L or end-fed

Amateur Radio VK3YE


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