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Fishing Pole 40 Meter Vertical Antenna. Post 1959.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: Here's another simple, effective, and inexpensive antenna suitable for both home and field use. In this video, VE3BF uses common materials to make a quick and easy 40 meter vertical antenna, which can be used on other amateur radio bands with an "antenna tuner." Here are the materials needed for this project: Shakespeare telescoping 20 carbon fibre fishing pole from Amazon. 33' 9"/10.28 meters of 18 gauge speaker wire. LDG 4:1 balun. 20'/6.097 meters of 50 ohm coaxial cable for the feedline. Extra wire for a simple ground radial or counterpoise system. For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these websites: (a weekly podcast which is updated each Friday afternoon by HQ ARRL). https://oahuarr