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In this video I will show how to build a simple ham radio antenna for 10 Meters using just one piece of coax and some wire. So... let's build a 28 MHz vertical antenna to work some of the DX and not miss out! 10 Meters has been going gangbusters with signals lately! You can also build this for 27 MHz CB, just modify it a little and make it slightly longer.
Increase the range of any handheld radio, A Baofeng, Yaesu or Icom with a counterpoise, otherwise known as a "tiger tail". A tiger tail is a length of wire added to an antenna to take the 1/4th wave rubber duck to a half wave dipole antenna.
More antenna stuff here 👉https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSuX83ay4Oug_nPHTbAVVAdK1SFAfASjY
Another awesome yagi antenna from Antennas-Amplifiers! This time a dual band 2m/70cm yagi antenna which has only one feedpoint connector.
Want more gain?? Check out this yagi instead 👉👉 https://youtu.be/iXwtuH4N7zE
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/
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.