HF DX Dipole for Ham Radio Beginners


Another excellent, easy to understand antenna tutorial from Peter Waters (G3OJV).

Whether you're a newly-licensed operator or a seasoned DX veteran you will find Peter offering some intriguing insights on the theory and operation parameters behind this popular ham radio antenna.

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Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

Here are a few comments from Peter (G3OJV):

The dipole antenna design is the most popular antenna in the world. It is often used on its own or as the driven element is designs such as Yagis. It also happens to be one of the easiest and effective antennas for HF operation. Peter G3OJV takes you through the process of building and installing one for the beginner in ham radio. 00:35 What is a dipole 06:40 Calculating the length 07:19 What wire to use 08:35 Feeding the dipole 10:36 A 20m DX design 13:58 Tuning the dipole 15:20 Getting a low VSWR 19:36 Final installation options Your UK Ham Radio Store https://www.hamradiostore.co.uk


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