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I have a new MEGA Antenna for 6 Meters! 50 MHz Ham Radio

24 January, 2022 - Reading time: ~1 minute

It's always been a goal of mine to work the USA on the 6 meter band. With Solar Cycle 25 on the rise, chances are becoming more and more frequent. A yagi is essential to working the long haul DX on 6!

YU7EF Yagis: http://www.yu7ef.com/

The BEST Multiband HF Antenna for Limited Spaces!

25 October, 2021 - Reading time: ~1 minute

I've not had the room for a full size HF antenna such as a dipole, or even a G5RV. So I got myself a DX Commander All Band Vertical from Callum - the DX Commander and WOW!

This antenna is so simple and allows me to operate on EVERY HF band using only a small footprint in my yard. Verticals can traditionally be known as noisy antennas too, so I show HF noise levels at my new QTH.

2m/70cm Dualband Yagi Review | Antennas-Amplifiers

4 June, 2021 - Reading time: ~1 minute

Antennas-Amplifiers make high quality HF/VHF/UHF high power capability yagi's as well as other ham radio accessories such as band pass filters, low noise amplifiers, power splitters and more!

Today I review the replacement antenna for my remote site, the PA144-432-19-3-2CAP antenna which is a dualband 2m/70cm yagi on a single boom with two separate connectors. How well are these antennas built and what kind of performance can you expect?

Check out Antennas-Amplifiers.com



DX Commander All Band Vertical HF Antenna Build & Review

8 January, 2021 - Reading time: ~1 minute

The DX Commander is an All Band Vertical HF Antenna that covers 9 bands from 80m through to 6m. It is an economical and efficient way of getting on every HF band easily with a nice compact vertical antenna.

The antenna is basically a fan dipole, but rather than horizontal, it is vertical quarter wave elements in parallel on a common driven element base with short ground radials. Of particular interest in this design is the fold over on the 40m element, which acts as a 5/8th on 15m.

The antenna is a breeze to put together and in this video I show my build and review from Callum M0MCX - the DX Commander.

The EASIEST Antenna to build for Six Meters using one piece of RG-58 coax!

4 December, 2020 - Reading time: ~1 minute

This is a really simple and easy to construct antenna that will get you on the air on the six meter band using only RG-58 coax!

I needed a quick and simple antenna for my WSPR beacon over the summer season. Enter the end fed half wave length coaxial dipole or aka flowerpot antenna!

The design details are available at VK2ZOI's website below: