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Homebrew portable 20m whip. Posts# 1045.

If you can't view this video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: Intriguing video from Steven Salmon (G7DIE).  If you need an ultra simple, cheap, and effective portable antenna for the 20 meter amateur radio band , this coil-loaded vertical antenna will meet that requirement.  According to Steven, most of the parts were collected at no cost, except for the inexpensive telescoping fishing rod (about 1- pound sterling ).  Steven used an online coil calculator to compute the inductance of the loading coil .  This homebrewed vertical performed well during Steven's trip to Spain (EA3). For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please visit these websites: ( breaking news for radio amateurs ). Other sites of interest: (science and te