Here's a great emergency quarter wave ground plane antenna for the 2 meter Amateur Radio band. Most of the materials for this emergency antenna can be obtained locally or from online retailers.
"The Tech Prepper" does a good job of explaining the theory and practical requirements of this portable antenna.
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In this episode, we'll take a look at increasing the performance of your HT with the "Jungle Antenna". It's a field expedient, quarter wave ground plane antenna. SUPPORT Membership - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/thetechp... One Time Support - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/thetechp... STORE https://shop.thetechprepper.com/ MATERIAL * Cobra head - https://amzn.to/3JxcrAK * 20 AWG stranded silicone wire - https://amzn.to/3DZwVhT * 1/4" Ring Terminals - https://amzn.to/3Ytv5y7 * S-clip Carabiners - https://amzn.to/3DZ5Yev TOOLS * Crimp Tool - https://amzn.to/3YKZoQL * Measuring Tape - https://amzn.to/3lrRSfh GEAR * Yaesu VX-6R - https://amzn.to/3yjKoyb REFERENCES * FM 31-20 Special Forces Operational Techniques : https://amzn.to/3RDdRff * The Guerrilla's Guide To The Baofeng Radio: https://amzn.to/3jFOyws * The Jungle Antenna: https://brushbeater.org/2015/10/15/th... * Simple and Fun Antennas: https://amzn.to/3YbomZn 0:00 Introduction 1:34 HT Radio Test 2:34 First Jungle Antenna Deployment 9:25 First Jungle Antenna Test 12:07 Second Jungle Antenna Deployment 15:28 Third Jungle Antenna Deployment 16:03 After Action Report: Introduction 17:01 After Action Report: Why the Jungle Antenna 18:21 After Action Report: My Jungle Antenna Design 21:39 After Action Report:: Member Suggestions 22:49 After Action Report: The Antenna Build 29:07 Close As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. #thetechprepper #hamradio #militaryradio #antenna
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