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Lightweight Portable Random Wire Antenna Easy? Maybe

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRBRcWcDg9w .  This is post 2258 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas. If you enjoy portable operations, you'll find this video on random wire antennas from Kevin (W6RIP) interesting.  Random wire antennas, properly designed with a counterpoise or simple ground radial system, can perform quite well in "field" conditions. Kevin has done a good job of showing us how to assemble and deploy such antennas in remote locations.  Hopefully, you won't meet winter conditions encountered by Kevin. If you enjoy the challenge of "field" operations and are suitably equipped, you'll find getting outdoors with your radio equipment a rewarding experience. Here are a few guidelines from Kevin: "I finally made my 80m Random Wire Antenna for a Mountain Top Overnighter. Needed a wire to work 80m. My solid gear choices