G4CQM provides details on a Yagi-Uda coaxial dipole driver approach for designers lusting after a 50 ohm self-balancing feed.
You need an antenna with energy at high take off angles to hit the hill top repeaters… right? Well, not likely. Let’s review the details and do the math to understand what’s needed for VHF terrestrial radio communication.
In the name of science I cut the wire laying on the ground underneath my 40m fullwave horizontal loop to see what would happen.
Build the venerable Hoverman TV antenna and watch digital broadcast high definition HDTV television this weekend. This version of a HDTV antenna uses amateur radio antenna building techniques to make a lightweight structure.