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"Big Hat" Vertical Antenna. Post #1422.

If you can't see this video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: Here's an interesting antenna design for radio amateurs exploring the 630 meter and 2200 meter amateur radio bands.  This classic antenna is basically a top loaded vertical designed for frequencies below the standard broadcast band (472 kHz and 137 kHz).  Even though this antenna is inefficient, a digital signal using the FT8 protocol should get you some contacts.  Good luck! For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please visit these websites: (A weekly podcast which is updated each Friday). (Amateur Radio News & Information). Be sure to check the blog sidebars for more antenna and propagation ar