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Emergency Communications • Re: Ham Radio Stealth Dipoles for preppers by preppers

February 7, 2017 timortiz 0

I would agree. There are wires all over the place these days, so folks might not see it even then. Whats another wire in the air? I like the half-wave dipole on HF for a number of reasons. I build these specifically for stealth, HOA and portable applications. I do this mainly for fun, but I would be happy to send you one if you would like to try it.

Statistics: Posted by timortiz — Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:37 pm


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Emergency Communications • Re: Comms question

January 30, 2017 timortiz 0

elevation is critical when it comes to VHF/UHF whether working repeaters or simplex. not so much HF. if someone wants to reliably work distances greater than 50-ish miles, then HF (160 meters to 10 meters) is a must. the most critical variables here are propogation conditions and having a decent antenna at least a 1/4 wave above the ground. for the most active bands like 20 and 40 meters this usually means around 30 feet.

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Emergency Communications • Ham Radio Stealth Dipoles for preppers by preppers

January 29, 2017 timortiz 0

There are some really cool videos on YouTube these days about low cost-great value stealth dipoles. Check them out here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rujoKVOhK8

and here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiChDvSzGQM

and here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9fylPW0xgQ

and here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68NjWxa8m8s

The antennas are sold on ebay here: http://stores.ebay.com/n9sab

Other APN members will receive a 10% instant rebate since I have some pull with the manufacturer. Just send me a note.

Tim

Statistics: Posted by timortiz — Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:25 am