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SJ2W Contest Station - 160 antenna


The main antenna for the 160m band is a 39m high vertical. The antenna consist of 29m of WIBE tower sections with an insulated base and a top tube which is 10m long. The antenna is tuned to 50 ohms through a tapped inductor which also makes the antenna DC grounded. The total length of radials are about 3km, each one alteast 1/4wl long
post 28 Jan 2024
SJ2W Contest Station - 160 antenna

Antenna 160 meter Links

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Linear Loaded Wire Antennas
I have done a lot of research on wire antennas on the internet as well as other places and developed aninterest in linear loading

Loop Antenna Info
I have personally used a 160 meter band Horizontal Full Wave Loop antenna with very good success. I worked all 50 states and several countries with 100 Watts

Polarized antenna the Linear loaded
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Topband with its wavelenght 160m
Dimensons are explained on the picture. During my initial testing was resonance on 1850kHz


Linear-loaded-short-dipole-21mhz

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Rx antennas 4Square Rx Vertical Array

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A simple SWR Meter is to be used at HF

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