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Coil-shortened dipole antenna calculator. Post #1047.

Coil-shortened dipole antenna calculator ( Author:  J.J. Johnson Accessed on 18 February 2017, 19:50 hrs, UTC. Please click link or insert title URL into your browser search box to read the full article. Comment: Here's another useful tool for antenna experimenters. With the suggestions given in this article, you can design, build, and use an effective dipole antenna that needs much less space than a full-sized dipole by adding two simple, inexpensive loading coils. The article provides a simple set of formulas to help you through the design and building process.  The author also supplies a simple coil inductance calculator and a link to a related article by Jerry Hall (K1PLP) in the September 1974 issue of "QST". For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please visit these sites: http://w