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Field Day Preps… HF Doublet Construction

Once the two end masts were in place, we moved inside to construct the doublet antenna. The basic design comes very close to the design at hamuniverse.com It is basically an 80-meter dipole fed by a length of 450 ohm ladder line into a balanced antenna tuner. 80 meter doublet antenna design It was quite […]

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Field Day Preps… Antenna Masts

My good friend from Omaha, John (wb0who) arrived on Friday, June 26th to participate in Field Day and get a tour of the Ranch. The first order of business was to finish getting the guy lines attached to the towers, and get the towers in the air. We attached 4″ or 5″ eyelets (depending on […]

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