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Simple Ham Radio Antennas--How to hide 20 Meter Ham Radio Antenna on Balcony

If you're having trouble viewing this video, please insert this title link into your browser search box: This is post #787 of a continuing series on Simple Amateur Radio Antennas. Here's another idea of how to use a "stealth" antenna to get on the air.  In this case, RLG261 uses some MFJ parts and a floor flange to hide his 20 Meter Ham Radio Antenna from prying eyes.  For this project, RLG261 uses a MFJ-347 diple mount with two MFJ-2620T antennas. The antennas are mounted with a 1/2"/1.27 cm floor flange using a 1/2"/1.27 cm by 8"/20.32 cm pipe.  The flange is secured to the rafters with #12 sheet metal screws measuring 3/4"/1.905 cm long.  RLG261 recommends this antenna for receiving purposes only, since it may violate the National Electrical Code.  He did use the antenna for a few short QRP transmissions (less than 10 watts) and was satisfied that the antenna functioned well. You may find this antenna usable in