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How to build a Fan Dipole Amateur Radio Antenna Field Day

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAlPQbf0SV0&list=PLAjpQM3cGOdO83PLddRqsmwQzEGGAAwHd&index=18&t=0s&app=desktop .  This is post 2257 in  a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas. If you want to operate several bands during the ARRL Field Day, why not build a simple, inexpensive "Fan Dipole Antenna"? In this great, "down-to-earth" tutorial from Callum McCormick ("DX Commander"), we learn what is need to design, build, and test this dipole variant. Here are some of Callum's comments: "I have built so many fan dipoles, I have now forgotten most of them! And I have never found the spacing between elements too critical either. Tune the longest one first (apparently) and it'll just work. Amazing fun. Balun Myths: https://youtu.be/q_Wn9c8HwcA Easy SWR: https://youtu.be/9GK0NAVltTE HEY! Subscribe here: https://goo.gl/t