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Low Band Receiving Antennas

The Need for a High Performance
Low Band RX antenna

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The Need for a High
Performance Low Band RX antenna

Anyone attempting to work DX on Top-Band 160 Meters soon learns of the need for a good receiving antenna
post 11 Dec 2019



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EWE rx antenna for 80 meters
The antenna is an aperiodic inverted U which is operated against ground coupling to the coax to the rx is via a 1:3 transformer

Flag Antenna Construction and Test Results, WA1ION
The Flag Antenna Its name comes from its horizontal rectangular shape. Horizontal dimension of 8.84 m / 29 ft. and a vertical side dimension of 4.27 m / 14 ft. T Length of the upper and lower horizontal wire members is typically about 2 to 3 times the height of the two vertical sides. Original relatives include the Ewe antenna

Low band DXing, WS6X
An antenna designed for receive only offers a much better signal-noise figure, and simply put, allows you to hear weak signals that are buried in the noise with your TX antenna

Flags and Pennants Antenna


How do you know you need a receive Antenna?, AA7A