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Military HF Radio-Episode 5-HF Antennas

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdrIOKXF7jE .  This is post 2254 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas. Much of what I learned about communications and antennas came from my service in the USAF.  I used that knowledge to work in the broadcast field for 40 years and to secure my Amateur Radio License. It's good to see some of the outstanding military communications videos brought back to life by Matthew of "Military HF Radio." This video is part 5 of an excellent tutorial on HF communications and HF antennas.  The video covers a lot of antenna theory, construction, and testing in just over a half-hour.  The discussion of the T2FD (terminated folded dipole antenna) is especially noteworthy. This video would be excellent for amateur radio licensing classes or amateur radio club meetings. ----- For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please vi

Military HF Radio - Episode 5 - HF Antennas. Post 1997.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdrIOKXF7jE. A fascinating look at the HF antennas used by worldwide military forces to maintain reliable communications with troops in the field. The discussion on NVIS antennas (Near Incident Skywave) is especially good. NVIS HF antennas are excellent for local and regional communications and require only modest wire and mast arrangements.  This video gives you plenty of suggestions for your next HF antenna.  If you're active in emergency communications and need dependable communications for your team or net, then these antennas may be what you need. For the latest Amateur/Ham 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. https://www.eham.net