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How To Tune a 10 Meter Dipole. Post #1676.

If you can't view the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ogxp3yjAzCs&index=110&list=PLKKNqDVcbnzV-vN-gtGhODMTAkmnUDBX0&t=0s. Randy Hall (K7AGE) does an excellent job of describing how to "tune" a 10 meter dipole antenna. Although the video will prove most useful for newly licensed radio amateurs, the information will serve as a general review for all hams who wish to design, build, and use simple dipole antennas.  The length of this dipole is 468/frequency in MHz.  The antenna is cut for 28.3 MHz and measures 16.5 feet/5.03 meters long.  Randy shows us how to use a MFJ Antenna Analyzer to trim the antenna to resonance.  The procedure outlined by Randy can be used for any HF band from 160 meters to 10 meters. For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these web sites: http://www.HawaiiARRL.info. http://www.arrl.org. http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news (a weekly p