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Five minute portable 40m ground plane antenna! Post #1250.

If you can't view this video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxGXJxNkfb8. If you need to erect a portable HF vertical antenna for the 40 meter amateur radio band in 5 minutes or less, then this video from John Saunders may be what you need.  By pre-assembling the parts beforehand and storing them in your vehicle, you can have a working antenna for any portable or emergency situation.  John shows us how to assemble the antenna in an easy-to-understand, step-by-step process.  You may want to make your vehicle part of the ground system to increase efficiency and reduce rf flow on the outside of the coaxial feed. For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please visit these websites: http://www.HawaiiARRL.info. https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com. https://bigislandarrlnews.com. http://www.arrl.org. http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news (a weekly podcast which is updated each Friday afternoon). https://paper.