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The L Dipole Antenna

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: This post 2583 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas. If you want a simple, inexpensive, and easy-to-build HF antenna for both home and portable use, then this "L Dipole Antenna" from Johnny (W5KV) is what you're looking for. In some ways, this antenna resembles the popular "Inverted L Antenna", but with a top loading wire replaced by near ground counterpoise wire. Johnny says the antenna works well despite its simplicity. Here are some of Johnny's comments: Introducing the 'L' Dipole antenna. A popular ham radio antenna that can be used portable or for base station use. For more ham radio adventures, please visit ​ MFJ-1979: ​ Wolf-River Coil: ​ Buddipole Versatee: ​ Buddipole Choke