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Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #83:

Onno Benschop (VK6FLAB) on January 7, 2017
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What is the strangest thing you've ever used as an antenna? What about a wire fence, or a flag-pole, perhaps a train-track, a bridge or a football stadium. This week I look at what's to gain from trying to tune up a non- traditional antenna. Experimentation at its best.

Foundations of Amateur Radio is a weekly podcast about anything ham radio and can be downloaded from http://podcasts.itmaze.com.au/ and found on iTunes by searching for VK6FLAB.

Thank you for your kind emails and donations, unexpected, fun and enlightning, keep 'm coming.

Onno VK6FLAB

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Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #83:  
by NL7SX on January 11, 2017 Mail this to a friend!
Going north on the ALCAN highway there's a portion of the telegraph line left for historical purposes. Go to the northern end and connect the 5 wires to a tuner and fire the rig up on 75M. They'll be impressed in California with the signal from 17 miles of wire :-)
 
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