The easiest antenna to build for six meters using one piece of RG-58 coax.


One of the simplest, least expensive antennas for the 6 meter amateur radio band can be found in your junk box.

In this video from Hayden Honeywood (VK7HH), we see how one piece of RG-58 coaxial cable can be used to make what the late Bill Orr (W6SAI) called the "Cobra Antenna."

Hayden's modification of Orr's "classic" antenna is easy-to-make and can be used for both "field" use and at your home station.

The completed antenna can be added to your emergency "go kit" for rapid deployment for SOTA/POTA operations.

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Here are some comments from Hayden (VK7HH):

This is a really simple and easy to construct antenna that will get you on the air on the six meter band using only RG-58 coax! I needed a quick and simple antenna for my WSPR beacon over the summer season. Enter the coaxial dipole or aka flowerpot antenna! Buy RG-58 👉 (Amazon) (eBay) ► $15 OFF at Radioddity: Above links are affiliate The design details are available at VK2ZOI's website below: Zachtek Multiband WSPR transmitter on 50 MHz (6 metres)    • Zachtek Multiband WSPR transmitter on...   Support HRDX through Patreon:   / hamradiodx   Please consider using the affiliate links to support this channel: HRDX shops at Australia's newest Amateur Radio store Connect VK: ✅ Subscribe to Ham Radio DX! 💪 Support this channel as a Member!    / @hamradiodx   🎥 Watch more recent videos here:    / hamradiodx   If you enjoyed this video help others enjoy it by adding captions in your language: #HamRadio #6Meters #50MHz Facebook:   / vk7hh   Twitter:   / hamradiodx   Instagram:   / hamradiodx   Website: Products for demos or reviews can be sent to address listed for VK7HH on or email Music: Bensound: Epidemic Sound:


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