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Show Notes #319: HF Homebrew Antennas Deep Dive

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Segment 1 (Deep Dive)

  • Simple Homebrew Antennas for HF
  • All-Band or Multi-Band
    • G5RV (+ other variants)
    • G7FEK
    • Dipoles (Random Length, Double Zepp, Trapped, Fan, Folded, Cobbweb, Octopus, OCFD)
    • EFHW
    • Magloop
  • Single Band
    • Dipoles (Horizontal, Vertical, Hatted (T frame/H frame))
    • Verticals (1/4 wave, 3/8 wave) 
    • EFHW
    • Delta Loop
    • Quad Loop
    • Sterba Curtain
  • Discussion Topics for Each Type
    • Advantages
    • Disadvantages
    • NVISability
    • Materials/Components
    • Ease of construction/Necessary skills
    • Loss/Efficiency
    • Radation pattern
    • Grounding/Ground planes/Noise
    • Native/Overall SWR/Impedance
    • Cost
    • Tools: VNA, Analyzer, Dummy Load

Segment 2 (Announcements & Feedback)

  • Patreon Message from Jonas Rullo

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