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Backward Inverted L Antenna. Post 2096.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: Here's an interesting variation of the popular Inverted L Antenna used by many radio amateurs.  If you live in a seaside or mountainous area, you may find this antenna from Stan Gibilisco (W1GV) useful.  This antenna is suitable for home, portable, and emergency use. For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these websites: (breaking amateur/ham radio news). Thanks for joining us today. Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

Simple Ham Radio Antennas--Backward Inverted L Antenna. Post #750

If you're unable to view this video, please insert this title link into your browser search box:  Here's another interesting antenna idea from Stan Gibilisco (W1GV)--something he calls a "Backward Inverted L Antenna."  While this antenna is designed primarily for receiving purposes, it can be modified to transmit on all amateur radio bands between 160 to 10 meters.  As with all verticals, a good ground radial or counterpoise system is necessary. I've built a few of these antennas and they work very well on 160 meters and on the MW standard broadcast band.  You can also use this antenna for general short wave listening when your amateur radio activity is done for the day.  For the latest Amateur Radio news and events, please check out the blog sidebars.  These news feeds are updated daily.  Thanks for joining us today!  Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

Simple Ham Radio Antennas--Backward Inverted L Antenna. Post #608.

If you have difficulty viewing this video, please insert this into your browser search box: An interesting variant on the familiar Inverted L antennas used for the lower amateur radio HF bands (160 meters, 80 meters, and 40 meters). Stan Gibilisco (W1GV) does a good job of explaining the general theory behind random wires and how to use them for effective HF antennas.  This "backward inverted L antenna" would be useful for amateurs who have their operating station on the second floor or higher in their homes or apartments. I haven't been active on 160 meters because of space limitations, but, with this design, that situation will change.  A few months ago, Dean (KH6B) gave me a pre-assembled 160 meter inverted L antenna to conduct experiments at my new QTH in the Puna District of Hawaii Island.  Unlike my present rental home, this property has one-acre of space to erect a nice antenna "farm."  Thanks to several tall trees and my t