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Survivalism & Self Sufficiency Topics => The HAM Radio Board => Topic started by: SCWolverine on March 25, 2019, 08:59:47 AM

Title: How to Make a Half-Wave Dipole Antenna from a Tape Measure (tutorial w/ pics)
Post by: SCWolverine on March 25, 2019, 08:59:47 AM
not mine, but an Excellent Tutorial-looks like a project to add to the list!

http://www.tothewoods.net/Comms-how-to-make-half-wave-dipole-vhf.php (http://www.tothewoods.net/Comms-how-to-make-half-wave-dipole-vhf.php)

(http://www.tothewoods.net/Comms/halfwavedipole11.jpg)
Title: Re: How to Make a Half-Wave Dipole Antenna from a Tape Measure (tutorial w/ pics)
Post by: Smurf Hunter on March 25, 2019, 09:54:42 AM
The most clever part is the 1/4 wavelength sides are self-measuring :D
Title: Re: How to Make a Half-Wave Dipole Antenna from a Tape Measure (tutorial w/ pics)
Post by: kid_couteau on March 25, 2019, 12:08:39 PM
Great, another project to do  8)
Title: Re: How to Make a Half-Wave Dipole Antenna from a Tape Measure (tutorial w/ pics)
Post by: Alan Georges on March 25, 2019, 07:23:45 PM
Thanks!  This is the first really practical 2m pack dipole I've seen.

But also... thanks for pointing out a nice DIY-focused backpacking site.
Title: Re: How to Make a Half-Wave Dipole Antenna from a Tape Measure (tutorial w/ pics)
Post by: gnoticpasta on April 04, 2019, 05:53:20 AM
That's pretty sweet.  ok, another project for the list.