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Category: Antennas

All about antenna systems, chokes, experiments etc at the G7SYW QTH

May 2017 – New QTH, all change of antennas

At my new QTH I have much more room in which to play with different antennas.
The garden I have at my disposal now would be the envy of a lot of radio amateurs. I am able to erect a full size 80m dipole – that’s 40m in length! Read Complete Article...

It wasn’t so much a farm – more like a window box!

HF homebrew multiple dipoles

My last QTH had a tiny postage stamp for a garden, less than 30 feet x 30 feet. Additionally, I also had the problem of overhead power cables that ran parallel with, and about 18 inches away from the back fence, thus installing any kind of HF antenna required a bit of homebrew ingenuity, this is where the ability to experiment with antennas came into play – enter the dipole! Read Complete Article...