2 el 80 M YAGI

80 m 2el shortened yagi

2 el yagi For 80 m  band

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The Yagi is home made. Element shortened with coil and

capasitance hat. Total element length is about 26 m.




Coil is turned over the fiber class tube with 2 mm Cu wire.

Coated by shrink tube. Capasitance hat is assembled just end

point of the coil.


Element tip is 6 m long fishing rod, inside of the rod is 2 mm aluminum mig 

welding wire.


Element support ropes are Aramid rope, light and proof! 

Here is used 4 mm Aramid rope 




Middle support (old)



Tuning box! It's made possible work whole band 3,5 to 3,8 MHz. 

Both elements needs own box.





Inside of the box is coils and relays. At the driver element box 

including "hair-pin" match coil for impedance matching 20 ohms to 50 ohms! 



The tuning box replacing at 40 meter. Niko 5-year looking around neighborhood.



At winter 2010-2011 antenna need repair after ice storm.


One element was broken, I made some improvements to the mechanical structure.




Element span support has been improved.





Brave climber Esa OH8KTN going icy pole