Your First Antenna–The Inverted V Dipole-Ham Radio Basics

Now that you've become a new Amateur Radio operator, you face the difficult task of choosing your first HF antenna.

According to the folks at "Ham Radio DX" (VK7HH), the simple, easily-made Inverted Vee Dipole is one of the best antennas in your toolbox.  The antenna can be made from inexpensive wire and a convenient length of 50-ohm coaxial cable for the antenna feedline.

This video explains both the theoretical and practical dimensions of this versatile HF antenna.

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).


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