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The simple, coaxial cable emergency prepper antenna. Post 1693.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tafy51yUzQo In this exceptionally clear and understandable video, Kevin Loughin (KB9RLWQ) revives a classic antenna that can be made from locally available materials and used for a variety of purposes, ranging from casual portable operations to last-minute emergencies. This handy 2 meter antenna is easy to build from a piece of 50-ohm coaxial cable; requires only simple tools for construction; and serves as a great "throw-together" antenna for your "go-kit."  Make one of these simple antennas and store it in your vehicle for those unexpected emergencies. For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these websites: http://www.HawaiiARRL.info. http://www.arrl.org. http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news (a weekly podcast which is updated each Friday afternoon). https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com. https://hamradio