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Indoor Bent Vertical Dipole 10-20 Meters. Post 2017.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_AX0csSkVw. If you are forced to use indoor antennas because of deed restrictions (HOA/CC&Rs), you may find this indoor bent vertical from KL7JR interesting. Basically, the antenna is a vertical helix wrapped around some PVC pipe.  Used with an antenna transmatch (i.e. t"tuner"), the antenna provides coverage between 10 and 20 meters.  A cheap, effective antenna for apartment dwellers. For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please visit these websites: http://www.HawaiiARRL.info. http://www.arrl.org. http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/ https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com. https://hamradiohawaii.wordpress.com. https://bigislandarrlnews.com. http://www.hamradioupdate.com. https://www.eham.net. http://www.southgatearc.org. Thanks for joining us today. Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

Indoor Bent Vertical Dipole 10-20 Meters. Post 1949.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_AX0csSkVw. Here's a fascinating idea for radio amateurs living in deed-restricted housing (HOAs/CC&Rs). In this video, KL7JR makes a pvc pipe-based spiral antenna capable of fitting into his 4 ft X 8 ft (1.21 m X 2.43 m) living room window.  Each bent leg is 17 ft/5.18 m long and fits with some space to share in that window frame. KL7JR describes the antenna in detail: total length of each leg of the antenna is 17 feet long (each 2 inch diameter coil, one per leg, measures about 14 feet of #14 solid insulated wire). I find the solid wire easier to work with and form the coils. I made the coils larger to better utilize the space I had (hmmm will that work?). My windows were of the new high efficiency plastic style which afforded me a lot of glass and not much metal framing to worry about interference. My LDG-100 auto tuner easily tuned 10, 12,