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Building a simple lightweight ham radio antenna for 20 meters

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: Thanks to 2E0EZT for this entertaining and thoroughly interesting discussion of designing, building, and using a simple 20 meter antenna for both home and portable use....lots of good ideas in this presentation. Here are additional comment from the author: A quick video following a conversation with a fellow operator about working lightweight SOTA or similar. I own an MP1 SuperAntenna but felt that making a simple wire antenna and a small flag pole could get you onto the lower bands (20m) quite easily and lightweight. I made this antenna during a break while working at home, it tested fine on the analyser and worked very well during a quick deployment at some high ground near home. PLEASE NOTE: the fold over wire (about 90cm) should be kept away from the rest of the wire antenna running the vertical and not allowed to wrap around