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.


Support ropes for element is Aramid, light and proof! 

Here is used 4 mm Aramid rope 




Middle support



Tuning box! Its made possible work whole band 3,5 to 3,8 MHz. 

Both elements needs single boxes.





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

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



At winter 2010-2011 happend crash!


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




Element span support has been improved.





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