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Creating Antenna Masts Using Chain Link Fence “Top Rail”

Lew French, KCØUER, gave me this idea. Components for chain link fencing are inexpensive. The so-called “top rail” is the horizontal runner across the top. Lew showed me how one end on each is tapered to fit into the next … Continue reading

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Hy-gain 14-AVQ—My First Amateur Radio HF Antenna

What should I use for an HF antenna? I received this query from a friend who has recently passed his amateur radio General Class exam. My usual answer is: a homebrew dipole, but that got me to thinking. What was … Continue reading

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