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Attic Mounted HF Loop Antenna in HOA

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYd0l-PEPR8&ab_channel=HamRadioConcepts Radio amateurs living in deed-controlled homes, apartments, and condominiums face serious and often discouraging antenna scenarios. In this video from Eric of "HamRadioConcepts", we see how a simple HF Loop Antenna mounted in your attic can get you on the air. The important thing to remember is "Never give up." Here are some comments from Eric: I went to my friends house to check out his setup and get him up and running on some HF digital modes. A lot of hams are struggling in an HOA with antennas outdoors. I have some plans to go back to his house with some new ideas for stealth outdoor antennas, and some more tests with other options in his attic. But for now, John has worked more DX stations on PSK31 and FT8 from his attic mounted antenna then a lot of other hams have all year. patreon.com/hamradio

Attic Mounted HF Loop Antenna in HOA, Does It Work? Post #1610.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYd0l-PEPR8. Here's another idea for getting on the air in deed-restricted housing (HOA/CC&Rs). In this video, Eric of "HamRadioConcepts" mounts a popular MFJ magnetic loop HF antenna in a friend's HOA-controlled home.  An inexpensive TV rotator provides some directivity for the antenna. While this attic antenna is not an ideal arrangement, it will get you on the air.  Another case of "out of sight, out of mind."  It's also possible to erect an outdoor stealth antenna, but that will take more care and planning.  But for now, try this magnetic loop idea from Eric. Digital modes should work quite well with low-power antennas such as the MFJ loop. For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these  websites: http://www.HawaiiARRL.info. http://www.arrl.org. http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news (a wee