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Horizontal Loop Antenna Experiments. Post 2144.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLq3nBQppqg A great multiband HF antenna is the classic "Delta Loop."  The antenna is simple, fairly inexpensive, and offers a small bit of gain over a dipole antenna. In this well-made video from Rob Wagner, we see several delta loop configurations and and learn how these loops compare to a dipole antenna. Here are some of Rob's observations: "This video describes my experiments with a new antenna for me, the horizontal loop a.k.a. sky loop antenna. We talk about the design and installation, and strengths of this antenna in terms of low noise. There are some examples of this antenna in action in comparison to dipoles. For more information go to the Mount Evelyn DX Report: http://www.medxr.blogspot.com.au SUBSCRIBE to this channel. Thanks for watching!" ----- For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please v

Horizontal Loop Antenna Experiments. Post #1489.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLq3nBQppqg. If you want a good general coverage HF antenna that exhibits low noise, please consider the horizontal loop. In this video, Rob Wagner (VK3BVW) describes the large horizontal loop used at his QTH.  He compares the design, installation, and noise reduction capabilities of this antenna with several of his dipole antennas. Rob's horizontal loop is large (43 meters/141.04 feet for each of its four sides--a total of 172 meters/564.16 feet for the complete antenna), making this antenna suitable for several amateur radio bands from 160 to 10 meters.  Depending on the type of feed line used, you can either design the loop for single band or multiband purposes.  An antenna transmatch or "tuner" is needed for the antenna to reach its most efficient operation. For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these websi