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This antenna really works

I got lazy and put the details from another site here. Credits go to the guys as listed in the above picture. Scaling this antenna for other frequencies should work, too. I used 300 ribbon and RG58 coaxial cable with a crimp-on bnc connector.
2 mtr vswr   Here's the vswr spec of the 2 metre J Pole antenna.

This is what you can get when you stick a bit of coax to a bit of ribbon. It covers the 2 metre band with a vswr of less than 1.8:1. With a bit more tuning, probably even less! Don't forget to use a balun or put a ferrite core around the base to stop rf feeding back to your radio.
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