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  • Install a PL-259 on an RG-8X  pop - A better way to install PL-259 connectors on RG-8X type coax by Dan Richardson, K6MHE
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  • Installing dipole insulators  pop - Installing your dipole end insulators, a beginner guide to proper setup wires to insultaors.
    [ Hits: 20222 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 8.50 ]
  • K-FACTOR Table & Chart - Determine the K-Factor used as a multiplier when constructing half-wave antennas.
    [ Hits: 2864 | Votes: 42 | Rating: 4.02 ]
  • Making Antenna Insulators - Making Antenna Insulators for Wire Antennas
    [ Hits: 407 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
  • Metal Fatigue and Antenna Elements - by Technical Topics
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  • MMana-GAL Getting started - Getting started with MMANA-GAL antenna analysis software
    [ Hits: 211 | 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: 1977 | 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: 2934 | Votes: 2 | Rating: 10.00 ]
  • Open Sleeve Elements - The construction principles for open-sleeve elements in antennas
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  • 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: 4657 | 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: 660 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 10.00 ]
  • Phasing Harness for Stacking Antennas - How to build a phasing harness for stacking antennas
    [ Hits: 908 | Votes: 45 | Rating: 7.81 ]
  • Protection for Yagi elements - The following discussion about the Aluminum oxidization & protection of Yagi elements took place in the Moon-Net reflector.
    [ Hits: 318 | 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: 1425 | Votes: 4 | Rating: 3.50 ]
  • Radial System Design - Are the lengths of antenna radials related to the height of a vertical? By N6LF
    [ Hits: 706 | 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: 804 | 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: 1547 | 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: 607 | 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: 3408 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 6.38 ]
  • The OWA Yagi Priority listing - An introduction to the OWA (optimised Wideband Array) Yagi antenna
    [ Hits: 833 | Votes: 0 | Rating: 0.00 ]
  • This Old Dipole - An antenna construction workshop conducted at Marshall N1FN's QTH
    [ Hits: 11354 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 7.17 ]
  • To Trap or Not to Trap - An interesting article on traps, pros and cons of trapping by W4RNL
    [ Hits: 3891 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 4.00 ]
  • Tuning HF antenna Traps - Tuning HF Coaxial Antenna Traps
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  • 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: 1975 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 10.00 ]
  • Using Delta Matching on HF Beams - Using delta match with HF antennas design
    [ Hits: 5347 | Votes: 4 | Rating: 3.50 ]
  • W4RNL Antenna notes - Antenna modelling techniques and examples by W4RNL
    [ Hits: 6514 | Votes: 56 | Rating: 8.31 ]
  • Weatherproof Vertical Antennas - Slim Jim - How to make a Weatherproof Vertically Polarised Omnidirectional Aerial, The Slim Jim Antenna
    [ Hits: 4843 | Votes: 4 | Rating: 5.75 ]
  • Wind your own RF Choke - Learn How - Winding your own RF Choke, Inductor Winding instructions
    [ Hits: 892 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 8.67 ]
  • Winding an Effective 1:1 Coax Balun - Guidelines to wound a balun by WA2SRQ
    [ Hits: 3682 | Votes: 3 | Rating: 7.33 ]
  • Wire Sizes - Sizes of wire as compared to their gauge American Wire Gauge by W8HDU
    [ Hits: 619 | Votes: 1 | Rating: 9.00 ]
  • Yagi Antenna - Element holder - A interesting technique to build a element holder with a pvc pipe
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  • Yagi antenna construction notes - KA7OEI article on homebrewing Yagi UDA antennas with practical suggestions and designing notes.
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  • Yagi Antenna Elements Boom Correction  updated - Dragoslav Dobricic, YU1AW antennex article on influence of Boom on frequency performance and how compensate it
    [ Hits: 577 | 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
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