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Magnetic Loop antenna 80-10m. Post 1730.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your blog search box: Here's another HF magnetic loop antenna suitable for deed-restricted properties or for portable operations.  This video from Kuba (SP5TOF) should give you some ideas for a small, field portable antenna. For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these websites: (a weekly podcast which is updated each Friday afternoon). Thanks for joining us today. Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

Simple Ham Radio Antennas--Magnetic Loop Antenna

If you're having difficulty viewing this video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: This is post #1007 in a continuing series of "Simple Ham Radio Antennas." For radio amateurs living in deed-controlled neighborhoods (HOAs and CC&Rs), a magnetic loop antenna may be the way to get on the air without the "housing police" getting suspicious. Magnetic Loops are fairly simple to build, "stealthy", and portable. In this video from George Becht (N2SQ), we learn how to build an effective magnetic loop antenna with readily available parts. According to George, the outer loop is made from RG-8 with teflon dielectric, using only the coax shield. The inner loop is made from the same type of RG-8, but is only 1/5 the size of the outer loop. George says the 25-100 pf air variable capacitor was "bought at (the) Orlando HamCation in 2014 for $2.00." While a magnetic loop won