HAM Antenna Blog: END FED WIRE ANTENNA


HAM Antenna Blog. Amateur Radio Antenna Projects … This antenna will suit most houses and gardens as it can be horizontal, part horizontal, vertical or sloping to fit your available space. Any length of wire can be used, but …

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A good, basic tutorial on the "end fed wire antenna."  The author discusses the advantages and disadvantages of this simple, inexpensive antenna and supplies appropriate information on antenna length, type of wire used, grounding, and the use of counterpoise wires.  The author concludes by saying an end fed wire antenna is "a good antenna to start the hobby as it requires very little expense."  This type of antenna also requires an antenna transmatch (ATU) to work properly.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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