Monthly Archives: April 2015

Amateur Extra Lesson 9.2 Part 2, Practical Antennas

Here’s the second half of the video introduction to Section 9.2, Practical Antennas, in the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. The second half covers the Beverage antenna, phased arrays, effective radiated power, satellite antennas, receiving loop antennas, … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Lesson 9.2 Part 1, Practical Antennas

Here is your video introduction to the first half of Section 9.2, “Practical Antennas,” from the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. Topics covered are ground effects, shortened and multiband antennas, the folded dipole, long wires, the vee, … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Lesson 9.1, Antenna Basics

Here’s your video introduction to Section 9.1, “Antenna Basics,” from the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. Lots of material here! After you’ve watched the video, read the section, and are comfortable with the questions in the question … Continue reading

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