Small Loop HF Antenna

With components from a variety of vendors, custom machining and a bit of trial and error, another variant of a small loop HF antenna is born.

KX4O 1B-Battery VA Field Day 2015

The 20m AHVD and 40m small loop antennas during KX4O 1B VA field day.

Despite a weak battery and few contacts, our 1B-Battery effort verifies a 40m small-loop and packet-radio NTS messaging using quick deploy antennas.

Choke Baluns

The topic of balanced to unbalanced converters is broad, detailed and deserving of study to apply them where needed. However, this post will discuss the simplest balun of all… the Choke Balun.

Many balun designs convert impedances 1:1, 1:2, 1:4, 1:9 and up.

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