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How to Build a 9:1 UnUn for Ham Radio Antenna

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfnvqQeDLoQ. This post is number 2100 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas. In this well-made video, "Tinker John" (W5CYF) guides us through the design, construction, and building of a simple 9:1 UnUn for use with long wire antennas. The device is cheap and easy to build--something John calls a "nice one-evening project." The finished project is suitable for both home and portable operations. For the latest Amateur/Ham news and information, please visit these websites: http://www.HawaiiARRL.info. http://www.arrl.org. http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/ http://www.hamradioupdate.com. http://www.southgatearc.org. https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com. https://hamradiohawaii.wordpress.com. https://bigislandarrlnews.com. https://www.eham.net. https://paper.li/f-1576465810 (breaking amateur/ham radio news). Thanks fo

How to Build a 9:1 UnUn for Ham Radio Antenna. Post 1788.

If you can't view the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfnvqQeDLoQ. This video offers a good, clear, and simple way to design and build a 9:1 UnUn for "Long Wire Antennas."  Tinker John (W5CYF) says this inexpensive, one-evening project uses locally available materials and will prove useful for both portable and home operations.  Why not make one for your emergency "Go-Kit?" For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these websites: http://www.HawaiiARRL.info. http://www.arrl.org. http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news (a weekly podcast which is updated each Friday afternoon). https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com. https://hamradiohawaii.wordpress.com. https://bigislandarrlnews.com. https://www.eham.net. http://www.southgatearc.org. Thanks for joining us today. Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

How to Build a 9:1 Unun for Ham Radio Antenna. Post #1541.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfnvqQeDLoQ. If you use a long or random length wire for your home or portable antenna, a good ground radial system, an antenna "tuner", and a sturdy 9:1 balun are necessary to keep SWR low and RFI out of your shack. In this video, "Tinker John" (W5CYF) shows us an easy, simple, and inexpensive way to build a 9:1 balun for any random length wire antenna you use.  John takes us step-by-step through the design, construction, and use segments of this handy, "one-evening project."  Make two of these baluns--one for home use and the other for your mobile "go-kit." For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these websites: http://www.HawaiiARRL.info. http://www.arrl.org. http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news (a weekly podcast which is updated each Friday afternoon). https://hamradiohawaii.wordp

Simple Ham Radio Antennas--How to Build a 9:1 UnUn for Ham Radio Antenna. Post #932.

If you're having trouble viewing this video, please insert this title link into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfnqQeDLoQ.  An end-fed long wire  coupled to a 9:1 balun and a decent "counterpoise" or ground radial system makes an excellent portable or home-based antenna.  In this video from "Tinker John" (W5CYF), we learn how to build an easy, inexpensive, and lightweight 9:1 UnUn for a long wire antenna. By following the steps shown in this video, you'll have a durable 9:1 UnUn in only a few hours.  This would make an excellent weekend project. For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please visit my two news sites: http://www.kh6jrm.info (breaking news of interest to the Amateur Radio Community). https://bigislandarrlnews.wordpress.com (ARRL news and events for Hawaii Island radio amateurs). Be sure to check the blog sidebar for more antenna and propagation articles. Opinions expressed in this blog are mine u