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Rebuilding Aluminium Antennas | Lee Jennings – Amateur Radio ZL2AL
Tune Around! This antenna is specifically built to resonate within the 2 meter amateur radio band MHz. This antenna has been build with the help of my friend, Amet who is a trained electrician. It shows a method of using PVC for the vertical element supports and uses curved aluminum tubing. Among the items used to construct the antenna are :.
Rebuilding Aluminium Antennas
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The top element is bent severely, but less obvious are the two slights bends on the lower, thicker element: one over the fence rail and the other near the base. I take all the blame for leaving the antenna just sitting on a tripod and not paying attention to the later weather. Never one to pass up an opportunity to study the structural survivability of a commercial antenna product, I investigated further. Most folks understand aluminum comes in a variety of alloys. Wikipedia has plenty to say on the topic.