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Chameleon P-LOOP 2.0 Portable Magnetic Loop Antenna Field Test. Post #1151.

If you can't view this video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch/v=Rfbnt4-xg1g. HF magnetic loop antennas are becoming popular with portable, emergency, and home operations.  Radio amateurs have used these fascinating, man-portable antennas where other antennas aren't practical or desired, especially in deed-restricted homes and apartments governed by HOAs and CC&Rs. In this video, OH8STN field tests the Chameleon P-LOOP magnetic loop antenna in a practical situation with less than friendly weather.  Despite its limited bandwidth, the magnetic loop antenna is small, easily assembled, and completely portable--something to consider if you're hiking into a remote area or forced to erect temporary antennas in less than favorable housing conditions. Considering its limitations, the Chameleon P-LOOP does fairly well outdoors and should be considered a useful standby antenna for your next Field Day or portable oper