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Antenna Links

(From AC6V)

Antenna Basics and Theory – WOW — See this One — From Navy Training Series
Antenna Basics and Theory – From Ian C. Purdie, VK2TIP
Antenna Basics and Theory – Excellent Tutorial From Scott’s Pages
Antenna Basics and Theory – Excellent From Integrated Publishing
Antenna Tutorial — From AeroCom
Antenna Basic Radiation Theory-– From The ARRL
Antenna Basics and Theory –  Excellent – From VK2DQ
Antenna Construction Tips — Metals to use. From Bob Hejl – W2IK
Antenna Design Information & Software — From S-Meter.Net
Antenna Dimension Calculators – From The Antenna Elmer – Click On Antenna Type
Antenna Dimensions Calculator– Dipoles From AMANDX
Antenna Dimensions Calculator – Dipoles From KWARC
Antenna Height? — How High Should They Be? — By Mike Banz, AA3RL
Antenna Tuner Theory — From The ARRL
Antenna Tuners and SWR — From The ARRL
Antenna Tuners – How to use
Baluns What Do They Do — From W7EL
Baluns — IZ7ATH
Baluns and Choke Baluns — From Ian C. Purdie, VK2TIP
Baluns – W8JI Antenna Articles  Toroid Balun Winding * Balun and Transformer Core Selection * Transmitting Baluns
Choosing Wire For An Antenna
Coaxial Cable Trap Building — BY Greg Ordy W8WWV
Electromagnetic Waves and Antennas – By Sophocles J. Orfanidis – Lots Of Math! MATLAB library of same
Feed-Lines & Impedance Matching – From “Your Remote S-Meter” Pages
Ground & Radial Systems — From Butternut
Ground and Radial Systems — From SteppIR Antennas
Ground Characteristics, Lightning Protection Grounds, Radio Frequency Grounds, and Practical Grounding Systems. From “Your Remote S-Meter” Pages
Ground Systems — From W8JI
Height Of Dipoles – Patterns By AA3RL
Lightning Protection — Four Articles
Loaded Antennas – From Tom W8JI
Noise – Technical article about noise and receiving/ receiving antennas  From Tom W8JI 
QuarterWave Antenna installation notes — includes ground/raised radial info — From Butternut
Radials and Ground Systems — From Butternut 
Radials and Ground Systems — From SteppIR
Radiation And Fields — From Tom W8JI
Radiation Resistance – From Tom W8JI
Slingshot method for hanging SkyWires
Stacking Yagi Antennas — From the ARRL
Stacking Yagis — Same band and different bands — From G3SEK
Stacking Yagis – From Grantronics
Stacking Yagis – From Astron Wireless
Transmission lines, coax, swr, waveguides – loaded with info. From AllAboutCircuits
Traps — Excellent From Tom W8JI
 Tuner, Antenna – How to use. Also shows basic station interconnections – From Hamuniverse.com
Vertical Antennas – Dirty Little Secrets, Ground/Radial Systems – Click On Tech Notes
Vertical Antenna Design — Trap and Loading Coil Losses With Vertical Antennas By  W0DN
The Effects of VSWR on Transmitted Power –By James G. Lee, W6VAT
Simple Z Match Tuner – Via Lloyd Butler VK5BR

AM Loop Antennas
Antennas from QRZ Shareware – over 40 antenna files
ARRL Antenna Projects
Loaded With Many Antenna Projects
AA3PX Antenna Page
– Conversations with Dr. Harold H. Beverage
Antenna Analyzers
– Manufacturers
Antenna Discussions
— Lots Of Antenna Info From the CQ Contest Archives
Antenna Discussions
— Tons of Antenna & Tower Info From the Tower Talk Archives
Antennas for Portable Use — Comparisons
Antenna Height? — How High Should They Be? — By Mike Banz, AA3RL
Antenna Projects From The YCCC
— Click On Articles — Double-L For 80/160, Two Wire Beverage, A Poor Man’s 160 Meter 4-Square, Using a 4 square Vertical Phased Array to improve your 80 and 160 meter signal, — From The Yankee Clipper Contest Club
Antenna System Evaluator — From KD6DKS
Antennex – The Ham Antenna Magazine — all about antennas — on line 
All-band Wire Antenna
– From Joe Tyburczy, WB1GFH

BackPack Antennas — From HFpack, The HF Portable Group.
Balloon and Kite Antennas On The Top Band — From  G4VGO
Balloon Antennas — From HCDX
Baluns From IZ7ATH
Battle Creek Special
— Info From PI4CC Contest Club
Battle Creek Special – Info From OK1RR — Under Antennas
Bazooka Antennas
— From WE6W

Double Bazooka

Beams/Yagis — From The ARRL
Beverage Antennas — From The DX Zone
Broadside Arrays — From Integrated publications
Broomstick Special — A compact, easy-to-build shortwave antenna
BuddiPole HomeBrew — From W3FF

Carolina Windoms – W2BLC
Coax Connector Installation
Coaxial Monopole — From OE1MWW
Coaxial Collinear Antennas
COILS Base, Top Loading, Matching Networks, SWR, Open Wire Line — Tons More From G4FGQ
Collinear Arrays – From Integrated publications
Corner Reflector Antennas – From By VE3RGW
Cross Field Antennas
– by Maurice C. Hately GM3HAT & Ted Hart W5QJR
Cubical Quad Antennas — From The ARRL
Cubical Quads 10-12-15 Meters From IZ7ATH
Cubical Quad – Multiband – By EI7BA
Cushcraft R5 Vertical Maintenance and Repair — Click on ANT, then the little colored circle next to the word Cushcraft. Nice article well done
Cushcraft R5 Matching Unit Rebuild — by G0WCW using EI7BA method
Cushcraft R7 Vertical…Maintenance and Repair
Cushcraft Trap – Coaxial Capacitor Repair – R5, R7, etc,

DDRR Antennas
Dipoles – From The ARRL
Dipole Antenna Calculator and construction details — From AMANDX
Dipoles and Inverted Vees – By W4RLD
Center-Fed Half-Wave Dipole – Nice Illustration From K7MEM
Discone Antenna Design – From QRZ
Discone Antenna Project – From William Sheets K2MQJ and  Rudolf F Graf KA2CWL
Discone –  Parabolic –  by Mike Lake KD8CIK – Highest gain discone antenna ever!
Dipole Height — How High??
Double Extended Zepp Dipole — Cut for 15 Meters
Duplexer (Diplexer) 2m / 70cm  AND Duplexer (Diplexer) HF + 6m / 2m + 70 cm HB9ABX
DXpedition Antennas for Salt Water Locations – Vertical Or Yagi
EH Antenna Forum — Yahoo
EH Antennas – How They Really Work From Tom W8JI
EggBeater Antenna – VHF/UHF From Jerry, K5OE
EggBeater Antenna – Commercial Product From M squared — See EB-144 “Eggbeater”
EME Antennas — Loaded With Big Antennas
End Fed Half Wavelength Antenna — From  AA5TB
Tuner Design for Half-Wave Vertical & Similar-Length End-Fed Antennas From R.J.Edwards G4FGQ ©
End-Fire Arrays — From Integrated publicationFan Dipole For QRP — From M0WYM
Ferrite Loop Antenna — for BC band — From Oceanstate Electronics
Fiber Glass Rods And Tubes — From Max Gain Systems
Four Square Vertical Phased Array
— From The Yankee Clipper Contest Club
Flags and Pennants
— Receive antennas for limited space with good noise rejection.
Folded Dipoles
Four Dollar All Band Antenna – From Joe Tyburczy, WB1GFH
Full Wave Loop Antenna 10M thru 80M  — From Western Canada’s Ham Radio YL Site
FVR Spitfire Array – From The Yankee Clipper Contest Club

G5RV Design and length Considerations — From AA1LL
Grounding System For Hams – John Wendt WA6BFH
GRASSWIRE
— By K3MT

Hair-Pin MonoPole — A shorty From Wilfred Caron
Half Square Antennas — From K3KY
Half Wave End Fed, No Radials Antenna — From OE3MZC
Halo Antenna 2M– From N2KBK
Halo Antenna 2M Square — From N4UJW
Halo Antenna 6M — From W3DHJ
HenTenna — From The N4UJW Antenna Design Lab
New HF Antenna  From HB9ABX — new, revolutionary design allows construction of small HF antennas to provide the same efficiency as large antennas.
HF Antennas – Various — From The ARRL
HF- and VHF-Yagi-antennas – HomeBrew — From DK7ZB
Height Of Dipoles – Patterns By AA3RL
Hexagonal Beam – via EI7BA
MegaHex Beam 30/40 Meter — From K7HC
HT Extension Antenna –  The Tiger TailIK-STIC — multi-band vertical dipole antenna used for quick set-up and quick band change — From W2IK
IK-STIC 2 vertical, all band, antenna, 25 feet tall, under 5 pounds! With a tuner covers the amateur radio HF bands from 40 – 10 Meters.
Inverted L Antennas By Arnie Coro(CO2KK)
Inverted Vee Antenna — From The N4UJW Antenna Design Lab
Inverted Vee Antenna Design — Nice Illustrations – From K7MEM

J-Poles — From The ARRL
Super J-Pole Antenna (Collinear Design) – By KB0YKI 2M, 220, 440, 6M
J-Poles Antennas – Dimensions, matching, everything — from Bux CommCo — Be sure to read importance of a decoupling loop.
K3KY Low Band Antennas

KQ6XA — HF Antenna for the Micro-Light Backpacking Enthusiast
K6STI Receiving Loop
K9AY Receiving Loop
Kite Antennas – From G3CWI
Kites For Lifting Antennas From TheHawaii Ham Radio Information Pages
Kites For Antenna Lifting – From G6LFT / M0CUQ
Ladder-Line  Back Pack Special — From W2IK
Liquid Antennas – Not April 1 stuff
Log Periodic Antenna Calculator

Full Wave Loop Antenna 10M thru 80M  — From Western Canada’s Ham Radio YL Site
Loops — From The ARRL
Loop Antennas — Plans for each Amateur Band
Loop Antenna Forum — Yahoo — Needs subscribing but lots of info here
Low Band Antennas — From K3KY

Mac Antenna Master Software

Magnetic Loops for HF — From W2BRI
HF Magnetic Loop Antennas — By Glenn C Sperry, KI6GD
Magnetic Loops — By Wolfgang DJ3TZ
Magnetic Loop Antenna — From HB9ABX
Magnetic Loop Design – From QRZ
Magnetic Loop Antennas By GM3MXN
Magnetic Loop Antenna’s
Magnetic Loop Antenna 10-30 Mhz – From Matthew Munro 
Microwave Antenna HandBook — From W1GHZ
Mobile Antennas — From The ARRL
Mobile Dual Band VHF/UHF Antenna — Homebrew Project from VE3RGW
Mobile HF Antenna By HB9ABX

10-80m MOBILE HF MULTIBAND ANTENNA PROJECT – From Mark D. Lowell, N1LO
Moxon Antenna Projects — 17M and 20M Via KD6WD
NVIS I– Near Vertical Incident Skywave Antennas — By Patricia Gibbons – WA6UBE
NVIS II – Near Vertical Incident Skywave Antennas  Via WB5UDE
NVIS III — For Emergency EmComm folks — From Parabolic Discone by Mike Lake KD8CIK – Highest gain discone antenna ever!
Petlowany Three-Band Burner Antenna — Trapless short vertical antenna – Resonant on 20, 15 and 10 meters, without traps, 12 and 17M with a tuner. From David, N5IZU
Phasing Arrays – Vertical Antennas — From Butternut
Portable Antennas — From The Ham Club At University of Hawaii at Manoa
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Portable dual-band antenna for 20 and 10 meters. – The Flower Pot Antenna from IZØFYL

QRZ Shareware Collection antennas — over 40 antenna files
Quad Antenna Calculator – From KD6DKS Quads By EI7BA
Quad Antennas — From The ARRL
Quad – Multiband – By EI7BA

Rhombic Antennas 30M – 6M — From KC0FVV
Rhombic Antennas — From Integrated publications
Rhombic Antennas — From Ian Cummings
Feedback RhombicFrom Ross  W1HBQ
Roof Top Tower – By KB0YKI
Rotary Dipole For 17 And 20
Rubber Duck Antennas

Satellite Antennas
Shortwave Receiving Antennas
Skywire Loop Antenna — From The ARRL
Slinky Antennas — From Antennas and More
Slinky Antenna for $10 – From KG6IIR
Sloper Antennas — From The ARRL
St Louis Vertical — From The American QRP Club
Stealth Antennas
Sterba Curtain Antennas
Sterba Curtain Antennas — From Ham Universe
Sterba Curtain 40M — from KB8PGW
T2FD Antenna
T-Hunt Antennas
Telrex Antenna Trap Repair — From N6KI
Tiger Tail HT Extension Antenna
Transmission Line Calculator — From AA3RL
Traps From VE3GK
Trapped Antennas — From The ARRL
Turnstile Antennas — From Integrated publications
Tower Talk Archives — Lots of advice from a reflector
Tower Installation — Photos From W5AJ
Tower Installation — See how KO4BB did it
Tower/Antenna Raising — From Dr. Dave
US Tower Specs, Base Data & More
Titan Tower Specs, Base Data & More Via Champion Radio
MARC – The Mast, Antenna, And Rotor Calculator Via Champion Radio

Vee Antennas — From Integrated publications
Inverted Vee And Dipole Calculator
Vertical Antennas — From The ARRL
Vertical Wide Band 7-21 MHz — The RXO Unitenna — from G3RXO
Vertical Antennas – Dirty Little Secrets, Ground/Radial Systems, Phased Arrays of Short
Vertical Antennas, Why Radials?- A MUST READ – From Butternut antennas Click On Tech Notes
Vertical Antenna Loading Coils — see LOADCOIL * Design short vertical antenna and loading coil. From Reg, G4FGQ
Vertical Antenna Phasing Arrays – From Butternut Antennas
Vertical Antennas & Ground Screens — By N6RK
Vertical Dipole — from Tom Sevart, N2UHC
VHF Antennas – Various — From The ARRL

W5QJR Antenna Via Antennex
W5GI Mystery Antenna  Kit — Kit is at the bottom of the FAQ page, or homebrew info on main page
Water Antennas – Not April 1 stuff
WaveGuide Tin Can Antennas — From Gregory Rehm
Windom – 6 Bands – From K3MT and daughter KF4LGR

Yagi – OWA — Optimized Wideband Antenna — Follow On Page By NW3Z
Yagi Optimized Wideband Antennas By NW3Z 
Yagi/Beams
— From The ARRL
Yagi Designs – Lots and Lots — From TEARA – Click on Knowledge Quest, then topic.
Stacking Yagis — From The ARRL
Wire Yagis – from VE7CA
Double Extended Zepp Dipole — Cut for 15 Meters
Zip Cord Wire As Transmission Lines and Radiators — From The ARRL — Click On Other HF Antennas
ZL Special — From The ARRL — Click On Other HF Antennas

160 Meter Antennas
160M/80M Coaxial Receiving Loops — By KC2TX

Balloon and Kite Antennas On The Top Band — From  G4VGO

Battle Creek Special — Info From PI4CC Contest Club

KE4UYP Top-Fed 1/4 Wave Linear Loaded Vertical For 160M
K5OE Antennas —  HF Antennas 40/80/160 55 ft Vertical

Low Band Antennas — From K3KY

Verkürzte Antennen — Short Dipoles and Verticals for 160m & 80m — From DJ9RB
Skywire Loop Antenna — From The ARRL

Verticals

80 Meter Antennas
Antenna Projects From The YCCC — Double-L For 80/160, Two Wire Beverage, A Poor Man’s 160 Meter 4-Square, Using a 4 square Vertical Phased Array to improve your 80 and 160 meter signal, — From The Yankee Clipper Contest Club

Verkürzte Antennen — Short Dipoles and Verticals for 160m & 80m — From DJ9RB
160/80/40 Meters – 55-Foot Vertical From K5OE
VE3GK’s Homebrew Site — 80M Rotating 2 element Quad

Verkürzte Antennen — Short Dipoles and Verticals for 160m & 80m — From DJ9RB

Wire Antenna for 75 and 80 Meters – From Ross  W1HBQ

40M/80M Trap Dipole – From QRZ

80/40 Meter Vertical From EI7BA

80 Metre Slinky Dipole For QRP – From M0WYM
80 Meter Inverted Vee From GERRY VE3GK

80 Meter Antenna — Reduced Size For Small Lots
2 EL SHORT BOOM 80M YAGI From VE6WZ.
Short Dipole for 80M — From 4S7NR
80 Meter Frame  Antenna – From Harry Lythall – SM0VPO
Full Wave Loop Antenna 10M thru 80M  — From Western Canada’s Ham Radio YL Site
KE4UYP Top-Fed 1/4 Wave Linear Loaded Vertical For 80M
KE4UYP RSBVE (Reduced Size Broad Elevation Verticals) For 80M
KE4UYP Top-Fed 3/4 Wave Linear Loaded Vertical For 80M