By Zack Lau, W1VT

Homebrewing a 6 Meter Yagi

Six meters is a great band for home built Yagis. The elements are reasonably small, but not so small that building tolerances are critical. With careful construction and detailed instructions, it is certainly feasible to build no-tune Yagis up to 432 MHz, but I have my doubts about 903 Yagis made out of aluminum rods and tubing. This is especially true if you factor in misinterpretations made when copying someone else's design.

At the other end of the spectrum, tuning is often necessary to compensate for environmental effects. Many

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