My current top 7 choices for portable antennas on Amazon. As an Amazon affiliate, I can earn commissions from qualifying items. Antenna Wideband Desktop DisconeRead more
Horizontal or Vertical Antennas for HF – Which Is Best For You
You need to know which kind of antenna is best for your particular situation and the bands on which you intends to operate on.Here, PeterRead more
Impedance and Ham Radio Antennas Explained
In this video, we talk about antenna impedance, what it is and how it’s different from resistance. Antenna IS THIS THE ULTIMATE 2M CONTEST ARRAY?Read more
This is a discussion about price, cost and value of antennas
Jim W6LG talks about expensive antennas that do not radiate as advertised. That is to say, an expensive antenna that promises superior results may actuallyRead more
DX Engineering Acquires Hi-Z Antennas Amateur Radio Products
DX Engineering has acquired Hi-Z Antennas’ full lineup of HF directive receiving array products for amateur radio operators, ensuring that the company’s devices will continueRead more
Can Vertical Antennas Be Directional?
Let’s find out if you can make a vertical ham radio antenna directional by aiming the radial or counterpoise wires in different directions. Using theRead more
Easy Modelling Your First Antenna in 5 Minutes – Vertical Antennas
5-minute video how to download the software and make your first ground mounted vertical – easy. MMANA-GAL is an antenna-analyzing tool based on the momentRead more
DIAMOND HF MOBILE “CL” SERIES ANTENNAS
The Diamond HF Mobile “CL” Series Antennas are a bit special. Centre Loafing is claomed to be superior to base loafing. Peter G3OJV, tests outRead more
Second Rule of Antennas : Height Matters!
Sergei, UB4LDT, has some questions having to do with the height of his antenna? But the basic rule is height matters! Antenna DX Engineering SkylarkRead more
Tuning SparkPlug and CAHRtenna Antennas for POTA & SOTA
In this video we tune up the Sparkplug and CAHRtenna antennas. Two great antennas for getting out and playing Portable Ham Radio such as ParksRead more
Your Favorite HT Radio Antennas Transmit Tested & QuirkQRP ZipTenna!
HT Radio Antennas Transmit Tested Antenna All-Band 80-10 Meter End-Fed Half-wave Antennas – MFJ 1982,1984 April 03, 2017 No comments Cover all HF bands withRead more
Kites for antennas
With the advent of radio, the snake was not forgotten either.In military affairs, a similar method of improving radio communications was used in the earlyRead more
What Does This Do? Identifying Strange Antennas
What Does This Do? Identifying Strange Antennas Antenna Pro-Loop Antenna Kits – ZMXloop February 01, 2017 No comments Basic HF kit 1M Diameter loop modelRead more
Resonant Frequency of Antennas
“The feedline to an antenna will perform better if the antenna has the same impedance. Jim Heath W6LG uses the RigExpert AA-2000 to measure aRead more
Baluns VS Antennas : What’s best for What?
Wahhab, YI3WHR, is researching some Baluns and is having trouble deciphering what the baluns strengths and capabilities are in comparison to an antenna. So DaveRead more
Switching Rigs Instead of Antennas
George, WG4J, has a alpha delta 4 position switch that he wants to use to switch between his radios instead of the antennas. He asks,Read more
Signal Stick Super Elastic Antennas | Every HT Needs One
Reviewing the Super Elastic Signal Stick Antenna by SignalStuff Features: Frequency range: Dual band version – 1/4 wave on 2 meter (144-148Mhz) and 3/4 waveRead more
Hi-Z Antennas – Manufacturers Showcase
K7TJR with Hi-Z Antennas! Antenna Four-square eight directions antenna system, with dummy load power indicator and high power May 24, 2019 No comments 4SQ-8DIR antennaRead more
Superb Antennas – 40m to 13 cm. from The Antennas-Amplifiers Company
Peter Waters G3OJV, introduces this superb range of antennas built to a standard, rarely seen in ham radio. The prices are still competitive and theRead more
Do Lightning Rods make Antennas Impossible?
Joe, AD2AH, has been asked if lightning rods would present a halo and degate the radiation pattern or a Endfed Antenna? He doesn’t think itRead more
How close can I mount two antennas?
A viewer asks: “I am running three UHF and four VHF radios. They are all on different frequencies. What would be the minimum spacing forRead more
Phasing Antennas for Directionality
Jared, N0SPC, is the only ham in his country, and he has a question regarding phasing. He wants to know if he can use aRead more
Improving Suburban HF Vertical Antennas
HF verticals are very popular for the smaller suburban gardens. How do they perform and are there any improvements you should consider? Antenna Review ofRead more
Resonant vs Non-Resonant Antennas
Richard, AE6XO, is wondering what the difference is between resonant and non resonant antennas. Why no just get a non resonant and use a tuner?Read more
Antennas TOO Close Together
Steve, AI7SV, is having some trouble with his antennas due to him placing them too close together. Antenna Grounding a Counterpoise on End-Fed Half WaveRead more