Ham Radio 6 band portable linked dipole

Portable 6 Band HF Linked Dipole Antenna Built by Devan VE7LSE Description: Portable 6 band HF linked dipole antenna. An efficient dipole antenna that does not require a tuner.* Good for backpacking, SOTA, POTA, field day and emergency communications. Lightweight and easy to setup. Just add a portable pop up mast, a radio and you’re on the air. The mast slides right into the center insulator. To change bands, leave all the tent pegs in place and simply lower the center of the antenna by laying down the mast. Link or unlink the alligator clips to the band you want to use. Band sections are marked on the insulators. Works great on a 100 watt radio. Length of the antenna is about 120 feet fully deployed.


Tuned for:  6m 50.300 MHz

 10m 28.600 MHz

 15m 21.300 MHz

 20m 14.250 MHz

 40m 7.150 MHz

 80m 3.750 MHz

Note: Tuned using a 23ft pop up mast. SWR can vary depending on center height and setup configuration. Meant to be used with a pop up mast in an inverted V configuration. Other configurations may work but not tested.

Bandwidth under 2:1 SWR:

 6m 50.000-51.000

 10m 28.000-29.000

 15m 21.000-21.450

 20m 14.000-14.350

 40m 7.000-7.300

 80m 3.640-3.860

*Note: Playing with the positions of the clips per band in use can tweak the SWR. Will work the whole 80m band with a tuner.


 3D filament material is ASA (high temp resistance, high strength, UV resistant)

 18 AWG stranded wire

 3D printed Linked dipole components

 RG174/u Coax What is Included:

 3 x 3D printed tent pegs

 1 x guy line for 3rd support line

 2 x 3D printed winders

 1 x 6 band dipole antenna

 1 x 25-30 ft RG174/u Coax with PL259 connector

 1 x coax wound 1:1 current balun inside 3D printed enclosure

 3D printed carrying box

What you need:

 A 23ft pop up mast to complete your setup

 Coax adapters to suit you radio

Note: Component colours may vary

Price: $250 CAD + shipping if needed

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