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Ham Radio Basics: How to build a 40 meter Dipole Antenna

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OghxGaAvkE This is post 2296 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas. Thanks to Steve (K5ATA) for this good, basic introduction on how to design, build, test, and use a 40 meter dipole antenna.  A homebrew dipole antenna is easy to make and costs very little. Here are some of Steve's comments: Welcome to another episode of Ham Radio Basics. This episode is all about how to build that dipole antenna. I needed a dipole antenna for portable use in my POTA activations. You can build a dipole with, or without a balun. It is a good idea to wrap the coax a few times to form a choke when not using a balun. Equipment in the Shack: https://www.amazon.com/shop/goodgameh... I am an Amazon Associate, so I make a small commission on purchases through that link to help support the channel. Thanks! Please SUBSCRIBE and LIKE. WEBPAGE: http://www