Archive for June, 2021

Antenna Shootout 2021 – Bob (G4PVB)

Antenna Shootout 2021 – Bob (G4PVB)

| June 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

My antenna is a 2m folded dipole designed by Dave Kimber, G8HQP. I followed his instructions like this:  2m Folded Dipole – a loft-mounted vertical folded dipole for the 144 – 146MHz band. Theory: A vertical antenna most appropriate for 2m. A fat dipole (therefore wideband) will have a lower feed impedance at resonance than a thin dipole […]

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The 2021 VARC Antenna Shootout

The 2021 VARC Antenna Shootout

| June 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

The annual VARC Antenna Shootout starts today and runs until the end of June. The theme for this year is ‘2-metre activity’ meaning that it can be any mode, any polarisation, and any power (within applicable licence restrictions of course). You can operate from any location but must use your own callsign and not the […]

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