23 CM Homebrew Antenna For SOTA Purposes

I’m enjoying the challenge of 23cm 1296 MHz homebrew antenna construction for SOTA purposes. My 23cm portable antenna collection includes: 12el DL6WU Yagi 12dB gain – lightweight boom construction using a folded dipole; 6el DL6WU Yagi 9 dB gain – ruggedised all brass construction gamma matched, ideal for the Australian scrub bash; and 2el HB9CV […]

via Construction of a 23cm 1296 MHz Bi-Quad Antenna — Get out of the Radio Shack and Live Life

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THE CLOUD WARMER NVIS BEAM

A weekend antenna project…

AIM FOR THE CLOUDS AND GET BETTER “LOCAL” SIGNALS!
AN NVIS STYLE “BEAM” ANTENNA FOR BETTER “LOCAL” AREA COVERAGE ON HF Continue reading

The Fence Fan Dipole

Came across this somewhat stealth multiband dipole antenna project.  Brought me back to when I was first licensed in the early ’80’s living in a condo residence I built one a bit more crudely designed then this one, but it did get me on the air with no complaints from my fellow neighbors at the time.  Had a lot of fun with it. Continue reading