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Default Homebrew mobile antenna for HF

Well, I am now mobile on HF. Thanks to an article I read Here:
http://www.arrl.org/tis/info/pdf/0004033.pdf

The antenna is built like the one mentioned in the article. But this one covers 40 and 80 meters also. I made a few alterations

My firat contact tonight was a guy in Geogia KC5SCK.
He gave me a good 58 report.

Sorry for the pics but they were took tonight with IR.

The top coil is 31 turns.
The bottom coil is 25 turns.
Spaced 1/8th of an inchapart.
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All finished with the antenna.

SWR was 1.5 on 20.
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Sweet antenna. Nice install!

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Thanks Chris,
This was my first major antenna build for a mobile setup.
Was very fun.
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