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sep 05

Home made 6 meter antenna

On the internet (where else) I found an article about a home made antenna for the 6 meter band. This antenna is a so called Halo antenna and it is easy to build. For the bending of the both dipoles I used an old bicycle-wheel.. the diameter of that antenna is about 88 cm. It is finished now, so the next step is to measure the band spread and impedance, and for that I will use the antenna analyser of a friend… I do not have such expensive instruments…hi.  Note that this antenna has to be insulated from your antenna mast, otherwise it will all resonate, including your antenna mast, and that is not what we want. The whole article, with thanks to KB1DIG and KB1GTR, can be found here.