ICQ Podcast Episode 276 - Antennas for Portable Amateur / Ham Radio Operation

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie G0CIB, Edmund M0MNG, Matthew M0NJX and Bill N3JIX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is - Antenna for Portable Amateur / Ham Radio Operation bu Ed Durrant DD5LP


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Portable Antenna Feature Links

Off Centre Fed dipole - Aerial-51 model 404-UL - https://www.aerial-51.com/model-404-ul/

Linked dipole - SOTABeams Band hopper - https://www.sotabeams.co.uk/four-band-portable-dipole-antenna-system-for-20-30-40-80m/

6 metre fibreglass mast (German) - http://www.lambdahalbe.de/zubehoer/gfk-masten/6m-gfk-mast/index.html

6 metre fibreglass mast (Google English) - https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=de&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lambdahalbe.de%2Fzubehoer%2Fgfk-masten%2F6m-gfk-mast%2Findex.html&edit-text=

Rig mounting vertical loaded whip - Diamond RHM-8B - all Diamond antenna stockists here for example W&S - http://hamradiostore.co.uk/diamond-rhm-8b.html

HF J-Pole antennas - (referred to simply as KW-Monoband Drahtantennen on this site) (German) - http://www.lambdahalbe.de/drahtantennen/kw-amateur-monoband/index.html 

HF J-Pole antennas - (referred to simply as KW-Monoband Drahtantennen on this site) (Google English) - https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=de&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lambdahalbe.de%2Fdrahtantennen%2Fkw-amateur-monoband%2Findex.html&edit-text=

WSPR-Lite antenna test device - https://www.sotabeams.co.uk/wsprlite-classic 

WSPR-Lite antenna test device "flexi" version - https://www.sotabeams.co.uk/wsprlite-flexi