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Even though I partly disassembled my horizontal loop antenna before I left for Germany in January, the wind and the trees had ripped it into three parts. One of the three parts fit exactly between two trees and was used … Continue reading

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Slack loop

Something has happened with my horizontal loop antenna.  Instead of being straight at 8 meters over ground at its lowest point it is slacking 3 meters over ground. A close look at the above image reveals the slacking loop wire … Continue reading

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Hentenna experiences

I have been using the 6m hentenna (see The hentenna proved to work) for a couple of months. So far I am happy with how easy it was to build and trim to resonance, and with the contacts I have made using it. … Continue reading

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DIY Active antenna

A year ago in May 2012 SM7UCZ showed me an active antenna he had built after a design from PA0RDT. I was really intrigued to hear how well this small device performed at reception. A few days ago I came to … Continue reading

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Waiting for sproadic E

For the reason of curiosity I just built a 6m band Hentenna. This antenna type is a new experience for me and I hope that there will be many opportunities for evaluation in the next two or three months. This … Continue reading

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