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A 7 - 28 MHz bicycle wheel magnetic loop for listening and WSPR transmit...Post 1778.

. If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ua25rWs5RH0. It's amazing what can be done with discarded materials in the realm of amateur/ham radio. In this video, Australian radio amateur Peter Parker (VK3YE) uses an old bicycle tire rim to make a workable magnetic loop antenna for listening and WSPR transmitting over 7-28 MHz.  While not as efficient as a commercial magnetic loop or even a dipole antenna, it does work.  You could even use an old "hula hoop" from "back in the day" to make a receiving loop.  If you're careful in selecting cast off materials, you may get an antenna form absolutely free.  You can't beat that deal. For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these websites: http://www.HawaiiARRL.info. http://www.arrl.org. http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/ https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com. https://hamradiohawaii.word