Am antenna

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W5acc
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Am antenna

Post by W5acc » Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:21 am

I am thinking of doing some am tx/rx. Can any one give me a few pointers on a home made antenna using wires. I have 200 foot of soild copper wire. It is small in diameter with red plastic coating..thanks for any info. 73 w5acc. Phil.

k9yli
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Re: Am antenna

Post by k9yli » Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:21 pm

AM but where? 40 meters?? Same basic antenna rules as any other mode. 468/F (mcycles)

just listening to am broadcast band, then really long wire and maybe a 365mmfd old broadcast variaible cap..accross the antenna input if using a BC band radio..

ku3x
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Re: Am antenna

Post by ku3x » Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:34 pm

Let me see if I really understand this?
You are a ham radio operator and you can figure out that you need a simple dipole to transmit and receive? And you are asking how to make a simple dipole? Really ?
Barry

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