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80-6 meter OCF Dipole Antenna for SHTF or Backpacking Part 2. Post #1309.

If you can't view this video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7w-jdi-Nv4. Here's part 2 of an 80-6 meter OCF Dipole Antenna created by "Survivalist2008". In part 1, we collected the materials for the project and began construction of the antenna.  In part 2, we put the finishing touches on this antenna, erect it in the field, and make some contacts. The antenna is lightweight, stealthy, and compact. You may want to make one for your next portable or backpacking operation.  You could always use this antenna to back up the antennas you now use at your home station. For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please visit these websites: http://www.HawaiiARRL.info. https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com. https://bigislandarrlnews.com. http://www.arrl.org. http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news (a weekly podcast which is updated each Friday afternoon). https://paper.li/kh6jrm/1430289353 (Amateur R

80-6 meter OCF Dipole Antenna for SHTF or Backpacking Part 2. Post #1080.

If you can't view the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7w-jdi-Nv4. This is part 2 of "survivalist2008's" 80-6 meter OCF Dipole Antenna for portable or emergency use.  Now that design, construction, and assembly are complete, we are ready to use the OCF dipole in an actual portable operation.  According to "survivalist2008", the homebrewed OCF Dipole Antenna is "stealthy, and lightweight, and fits into a pocket of the backpack." This antenna could also be useful for radio amateurs living in deed-restricted homes or apartments. For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please visit these sites: http://www.HawaiiARRL.info. https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com. https://bigislandarrlnew.wordpress.com. http://www.kh6jrm.info ( breaking news for radio amateurs). Other site of interest: http://hawaiisciencedigest.com (science and technology news for radio amateurs