Backyard Dipole

Backyard Dipole

I managed to set this 10-m dipole antenna in my back yard a few weeks ago and made a handful of contacts with it working the band over the course of about an hour. I had some help creating the antenna. The mast was simple, I used two sets of two-by-5′ (10′ tall) electrical conduit PVC pipe guyed on each mast with baling twine.  It worked like a champ with my Yaesu FT-847!

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2 Responses to Backyard Dipole

  1. Dale says:

    Did some of the romad-ness rub off on you?

  2. Chris Penningroth says:

    You’re darn right it did! You won’t catch me falling by the wayside!
    How’ve you been!? It’s good to hear from you?

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