DIY 2m 70cm Rollable J Pole Antenna

If you need better performance on the 2 meter amateur radio band, why not try this innovative J Pole Antenna from West Pidhaychuk (VA5MUD)?

The antenna is lightweight, easy to build, and can be rolled up to fit into your emergency go-kit.

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

Here are some comments from Wes:

Home Brew 2m J Pole antenna. Peel and stick some metal tape on a strap, cut out a J pole pattern. I will also show how to make the coax connection using a 3D printer guitar strap adjuster, this will also serve as the tuner. No Sewing, No special materials, Tunable to the perfect part of the band you are using. Can work on 70cm. Enlarge 200% X2 0:00-opening 4:50-The Rollable J Pole 7:00-The Build 7:30-Measuring 7:52-Cut the tape 9:15-Stick on the tape 11:20-Install the hook 12:30-Pick up assembly 13:45-Test the connections 14:37-Tune and SWR Test #pota #antenna #prepping #howto


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