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 are shortened with coil and

capasitance hat. Total element length is about 26 m.

 

 

 

Coils are turned over the fiber class tube with 2 mm Cu wire.

Coils are coated by shrink tube. Capasitance hats are assembled just end

point of the coil.

   

Element tip is 6 m long fiber glass 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.

 

 

 

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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! 

 

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

 

 

 

 

New version of the antenna. 2015.

 

 

 

Element span support has been improved.

 

 

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