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5 Min Emergency Antenna. Post 2030.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: Here's a quick and easy way to make an emergency HF antenna for your ham station or for portable operations. Jerry  H. Kolins (K2PFW) shows us how a convenient legth of coaxial cable and a few simple tools can get you on the air in just a few minutes.  As Jerry shows, the outer shield of the coax becomes the "other half" of a regular 1/4 wavelength dipole "oriented in the vertical direction." I've seen this type of antenna often called a "sleeve dipole." Why not make an emergency antenna for your favorite amateur/ham radio band and keep it in your "go-kit"? For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these websites: https://hamradiohawaii.wor

Simple Ham Radio Antennas--5 Min Emergency Antenna. Post #671.

If you're having trouble viewing this video, please insert this address into your browser search box:  If you need a simple, effective, and fairly cheap antenna in a hurry, then this homebrew coaxial antenna from K2PFW may be what you're looking for.  The antenna is similar to a "sleeve dipole", where the outer shield becomes the "other half" of a regular dipole in the vertical position.  This antenna will provide an omnidirectional signal and is suitable for both emergency and portable use.  For the latest Amateur Radio news and events, please check out the blog sidebars.  These news feeds are updated daily.  You can follow our blog community with a free email subscription or by tapping into the blog RSS feed.  Thanks for joining us today! Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).