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Hanging a dipole for Field Day. Post #1158.

If you can't view this video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: Here's another way to launch a dipole antenna over trees at a Field Day site.  Bob Keys (NA4B) is using a clever "crossbow" design to accurately launch a dipole antenna into tall trees at the 1990 Raleigh Amateur Radio Society Field Day location.  Jeff Wittech (AC4ZO) uses a more traditional bow and arrow to shoot a dipole over the trees.  A slingshot can also be used.  You may find these suggestions helpful during the 2017 ARRL Field Day event, 24-25 June 2017. For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please visit these websites: (breaking news for radio amateurs). (updated every Friday). Be sure to check the blog sidebars for m