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    • Folded Dipoles for VHF/UHF Yagis - Make your own VHF/UHF folded dipoles from aluminium tubing. Learn tips for folding yagi, softening the tubing, bending jig and make all waterproofing
    • Homebrew your own inductors - Can’t find the inductors you need for an antenna, a tuner or amplifier? Build your own—it’s easy! By Robert H. Johns, W3JIP
    • Antennas basics - An antenna study guide by NZART, cover basic topics like dipoles, wave lenght calculation, baluns, beams, dummy loads, and measurements.
    • Install a PL-259 on an RG-8X - A better way to install PL-259 connectors on RG-8X type coax by Dan Richardson, K6MHE
    • Installing dipole insulators - Installing your dipole end insulators, a beginner guide to proper setup wires to insultaors.
    • Ferrite information - Ferrite Toroidal Cores, Magnetic Properties of Ferrite Materials, EMI - RFI Suppression Design Considerations, Ferrite Beads, Ferrites for RFI Ferrite Cores for RFI Suppression by CWS ByteMark
    • This Old Dipole - An antenna construction workshop conducted at Marshall N1FN's QTH
    • Building Coaxial Traps - This page describes the design and construction materials W8WWV used to build a coaxial cable trap. A coaxial cable trap is a parallel resonant circuit that is usually inserted in an antenna element to enable multiband operation.
    • W4RNL Antenna notes - Antenna modelling techniques and examples by W4RNL
    • Easy tuning an building of traps - A new and simple method for tuning traps. You need 2-3Watt of your TRX and two homemade coupling coils by DK7ZB
    • Using Delta Matching on HF Beams - Using delta match with HF antennas design
    • Analysis Of Antenna Mast Strength and Bending Stress - Calculations for determining the wind loading stress on an antenna mast. Link to a spreadsheet for calculating the mast bending stress based on wind speed and antenna cross sectional area.
    • Optimizing half-wave sloper arrays for 160 meters - This article presents a 160-meter variation of this family of antennas and, more importantly, a discussion of the details of how to get such a beast working really well.
    • Weatherproof Vertical Antennas - Slim Jim - How to make a Weatherproof Vertically Polarised Omnidirectional Aerial, The Slim Jim Antenna
    • Yagi Element Mounting Considerations - One of the most important considerations when designing and building a Yagi antenna is the method used to attach the elements to a boom. This is true because the boom influences the electrical length of the elements. In this article JH Reisert explain with drawings techniques on mounting yagi antenna elements to a boom
    • To Trap or Not to Trap - An interesting article on traps, pros and cons of trapping by W4RNL
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    • Install a PL-259 on an RG-8X - A better way to install PL-259 connectors on RG-8X type coax by Dan Richardson, K6MHE
      [ Hits: 21784 | Votes: 33 | Rating: 8.18 ]
    • Installing dipole insulators - Installing your dipole end insulators, a beginner guide to proper setup wires to insultaors.
      [ Hits: 19853 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 8.50 ]
    • K-FACTOR Table & Chart  updated - Determine the K-Factor used as a multiplier when constructing half-wave antennas.
      [ Hits: 2650 | Votes: 41 | Rating: 3.97 ]
    • Metal Fatigue and Antenna Elements - by Technical Topics
      [ Hits: 286 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
    • MMana-GAL Getting started - Getting started with MMANA-GAL antenna analysis software
      [ Hits: 162 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
    • Mounting elements to a boom - Here is an easy method to mount elements to a boom, this can be realized at home, without the need of special tools
      [ Hits: 1934 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 5.67 ]
    • Omega and Gama Matching - Article about omega and gamma matching, related to bandwidth, loss and component failures, heating and power ratings
      [ Hits: 2704 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 10.00 ]
    • Open Sleeve Elements - The construction principles for open-sleeve elements in antennas
      [ Hits: 305 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
    • Optimizing half-wave sloper arrays for 160 meters - This article presents a 160-meter variation of this family of antennas and, more importantly, a discussion of the details of how to get such a beast working really well.
      [ Hits: 4321 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 7.00 ]
    • Painting Antennas - Painting an antenna protects the plastic parts from ultraviolet light and pollution and also tends to glue the hardware together.
      [ Hits: 595 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 10.00 ]
    • Phasing Harness for Stacking Antennas - How to build a phasing harness for stacking antennas
      [ Hits: 802 | Votes: 40 | Rating: 7.79 ]
    • Protection for Yagi elements - The following discussion about the Aluminum oxidization & protection of Yagi elements took place in the Moon-Net reflector.
      [ Hits: 281 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
    • PVC Yagi antennas - techniques - Collection of different techniques to homebrew PVC yagi antennas, including elements assembling, baluns and chokes, radiator box tips and tricks by dk7zb
      [ Hits: 1224 | Votes: 4 | Rating: 3.50 ]
    • Radial System Design - Are the lengths of antenna radials related to the height of a vertical? By N6LF
      [ Hits: 665 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 5.00 ]
    • Recycling TV Antennas for 2-Meter Use - Green that aluminum into something useful right in your own backyard by WB2CQM
      [ Hits: 711 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 8.00 ]
    • Rolling your own balanced feed lines - An article by VE1VQ that illustrate how to home made a balanced feed line
      [ Hits: 1435 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 10.00 ]
    • Steps to a successful Yagi build first time Priority listing - The purpose of this page is to help the professional and amateur builder alike gain some invaluable information to ensure a successful, first time build
      [ Hits: 552 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
    • The DK7ZB-Match for Yagis - Simple, easy to built match developed in 1995 for Yagis with resistitive loads of 12.5, 18 and 28 Ohm.
      [ Hits: 3280 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 5.86 ]
    • The OWA Yagi Priority listing - An introduction to the OWA (optimised Wideband Array) Yagi antenna
      [ Hits: 751 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
    • This Old Dipole - An antenna construction workshop conducted at Marshall N1FN's QTH
      [ Hits: 10960 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 7.17 ]
    • To Trap or Not to Trap - An interesting article on traps, pros and cons of trapping by W4RNL
      [ Hits: 3650 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 5.50 ]
    • Tuning HF antenna Traps - Tuning HF Coaxial Antenna Traps
      [ Hits: 346 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
    • Use of tripods to assemble and balance big antennas - Here is a way to ease assembly and balancing of a large antenna. The elements and boom are assembled separately in most cases. Once they are all together set up 2 tripods in the assembly area and put the boom on them.
      [ Hits: 1920 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 10.00 ]
    • Using Delta Matching on HF Beams - Using delta match with HF antennas design
      [ Hits: 5165 | Votes: 4 | Rating: 3.50 ]
    • W4RNL Antenna notes - Antenna modelling techniques and examples by W4RNL
      [ Hits: 6328 | Votes: 56 | Rating: 8.31 ]
    • Weatherproof Vertical Antennas - Slim Jim - How to make a Weatherproof Vertically Polarised Omnidirectional Aerial, The Slim Jim Antenna
      [ Hits: 4139 | Votes: 4 | Rating: 5.75 ]
    • Wind your own RF Choke - Learn How - Winding your own RF Choke, Inductor Winding instructions
      [ Hits: 556 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 8.00 ]
    • Winding an Effective 1:1 Coax Balun - Guidelines to wound a balun by WA2SRQ
      [ Hits: 3365 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 7.33 ]
    • Wire Sizes - Sizes of wire as compared to their gauge American Wire Gauge by W8HDU
      [ Hits: 570 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 9.00 ]
    • Yagi Antenna - Element holder - A interesting technique to build a element holder with a pvc pipe
      [ Hits: 171 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
    • Yagi antenna construction notes - KA7OEI article on homebrewing Yagi UDA antennas with practical suggestions and designing notes.
      [ Hits: 676 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
    • Yagi Antenna Elements Boom Correction - Dragoslav Dobricic, YU1AW antennex article on influence of Boom on frequency performance and how compensate it
      [ Hits: 487 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 2.00 ]
    • Yagi Element Mounting Considerations - One of the most important considerations when designing and building a Yagi antenna is the method used to attach the elements to a boom. This is true because the boom influences the electrical length of the elements. In this article JH Reisert explain with drawings techniques on mounting yagi antenna elements to a boom
      [ Hits: 3779 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
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