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A 2 meter slim jim from window line

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hG7dva9VIs This is post 2605 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas. If you need a simple, inexpensive, and totally portable 2 meter antenna, then this "Slim Jim" project from Kevin Loughin (KB9RLW) may interest you.  Al you need are some television twin lead (i.e. "window line") and a few basic tools to compete the antenna. Here are a few comments from Kevin: Details on the slim jim I just made to use outside on my RV. Super easy to make, performs well. Link to design web site: http://www.m0pzt.com/slimjim/ Link to discussion on slim jim vs J-pole: https://www.hamradio.me/antennas/slim... If you like my videos, please subscribe here: http://www.youtube.com/user/loughkb?s... If you want me to keep making more videos like this, consider becoming my patron at Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/kb9rlw/ Discuss this and other vi

A 2 Meter Slim Jim from Window Line

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hG7dva9VIs This is post 2286 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas. How would you like to build a simple 2 meter antenna from locally available materials? Kevin Loughin (KB9RLW) provides the answer in this easily understandable tutorial on the Slim Jim Antenna--an antenna suited for both home and portable use. The video provides an excellent mix of practical antenna theory, simple construction practices, and motivation to get people building their own ham equipment. Here are some general remarks from Kevin: Details on the slim jim I just made to use outside on my RV. Super easy to make, performs well. Link to design web site: http://www.m0pzt.com/slimjim/ Link to discussion on slim jim vs J-pole: https://www.hamradio.me/antennas/slim... If you like my videos, please subscribe here: http://www.youtube.com/user/loughkb?s... If you want me to ke