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Tilted Terminated Folded Dipole. Post #1487.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Batw43uoQ9I. Here's an antenna you don't see very often--The T2FD (Tilted Terminated Folded Dipole).  This antenna is well-suited for small urban lots and can be used as a horizontal dipole, a sloper,or even as an inverted vee dipole antenna. In this short video, "SpectreOZ" shows his T2FD from design to installation, featuring a 10 watt terminating resistor made from 4, 5 watt 390 ohm resistors in a series parallel circuit.  The circuit is joined to a 4:1 balun, which is encased in pvc pipe for stability and weather resistance. If you feel in an experimental mood, why not try this classic HF antenna in your backyard? For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these websites: http://www.arrl.org. http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news (a weekly podcast which is updated each Friday afternoon). https://hamradio