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Looking for QST article

Dec 30th 2021, 09:57


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Happy new year! I'm having trouble locating an article in QST the last 15 years or so, building a temporary rotatable dipole out of pvc pipe and bamboo with linear loading of the elements. It was touted as being especially suited for attachment to deck railings. Any help would be appreciated...

Steve H.
Dec 30th 2021, 13:12


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The new digital QST archive since 2012 doesn't show any useful hits for the word "bamboo."

Linear loading using window line. No bamboo or PVC pipe.
JUL 2002 - QST (PG. 40)
The K4VX Linear-Loaded Dipole for 7 MHz
Author: Gordon, Griffith L., K4VX

MAY 2016 - QST (PG. 30)
A Field-Portable Multi-Band Rotatable Dipole Antenna
Uses PVC to connect two 17 ft whips. No linear loading or bamboo.

JUN 2001 - QST (PG. 67)
The Arkansas Catfish Dipole
Enameled wire wrapped around PVC pipe and cane fishing poles for 20M.
wire 15M linear loaded dipole by 9V1KG hung in balcony.

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