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Experimenting with a clothesline folded dipole antenna

Here's another fascinating antenna experiment from Australian radio amateur Peter Parker (VK3YE). In this video, Peter shows how to use a clothesline to support a simple folded dipole antenna.  This antenna may help those living in deed-restricted apartments and homes. Here are some comments from Peter: This looked so simple and versatile I couldn't help not giving it a try. Especially as I already had the 4:1 balun and wire required. This is a simple folded dipole that can get you on more than its design band. Interested? Watch the video and read the QST article that inspired it here: PS: If you liked this video please consider supporting Amateur Radio VK3YE by: * Subscribing on YouTube, * Checking my books page at​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ to see if any appeal, * Shopping on Amazon via:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ , or * Shopping on eBay via: (then if you buy something I'll get a small c