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Ham Radio Workbench Podcast

This podcast is your bi-weekly deep dive on making, DIY, electronics, and technical topics of interest to the ham radio operator. Join your hosts George KJ6VU and Jeremy KF7IJZ as they discuss current developments in ham radio while introducing listeners to a plethora of topics and skills such as test equipment, 3D Printing, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and more.

Oct 20, 2020

Mike, George, and Jeremy discuss the common types of wire HF antennas - Dipoles and End Feds.  We talk about the physical, electrical, and performance aspects of these antenna types.


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