An End-Fed Wire Antenna for 80m.

Started by gil, April 03, 2013, 12:41:36 am

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gil

Interesting. I got a reply from Steph, the original author, and she said to use 4.2K...
I'll get back to it when the fancy hots me, which could be any time!  ;)

Gil.

Lamewolf

Quote from: gil on April 03, 2013, 02:47:29 pm
Thanks Bob, great info!

I figured that on 80m, losses can have an impact. Not like on 20m.. The band is noisy and every bit helps.
I might have to rethink my potting plans then.. Maybe something closer, like closed-cell foam.
My idea was to find some kind of mylar for extra insulation between the coil and the case.

Gil.


Just wrap the coil in teflon pipe tape, its a good insulator and holds up real well to high voltage !