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Building a Delta Loop Antenna for the 30M Band, part 2

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBN4FnblVnE This is post 2294 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas. In part 2 of this delta loop antenna video, Gil (RadioPreppers.com) deploys the 30M delta loop, makes final adjustments, cuts wire to the proper length, and attaches the 4:1 BALUN.  Here are some comments from Gil: "Part 1: https://youtu.be/F1wLSUVBPMI This time I cut my wire to the correct length and successfully deployed my delta loop antenna for 30m. The 4:1 BALUN turned out to be the best matching option. Great performance, but not as easy to set up as anticipated. The delta loop is probably best for 6 to 20m operations. Get more content and help this channel: https://www.patreon.com/radioprepper " ----- For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these websites: http://www.HawaiiARRL.info. http://www.arrl.org. http://www.

Building a Delta Loop Antenna For The 30M Band, part 1

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1wLSUVBPMI This is post 2293 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas. Thanks to Gil of the "RadioPreppers.com" website for this two-part tutorial on designing, building, testing, and using a 30M delta loop antenna. In part one, Gil shows us the materials and construction practices needed to bring this antenna to life.  He also describes the mistakes he made in making the antenna--something he corrects in part 2.  The video takes us step-by-step through this interesting antenna project. Here are some of Gil's observations from part 1: "Since my 6m Delta Loop seems to work pretty well I decided to build one for the 30m band to be used with my Spiderbeam 12m mast. Unfortunately I cut it too short. The balun works well. I need to try a quarter wave of 75 Ohm coax instead, just for testing... Note that fed a one lower corne