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Multiple- Octave Bidirectional Wire Antennas

This simple, straight-line antenna works across three harmonically related bands.

By Robert Zavrel Jr, W7SX

With the sunspot cycle just leaving its theoretical minimum, the low bands are still experiencing unprecedented popularity. For several years, I have been using tree-supported wire antennas on 80, 40 and 20 meters with gratifying results. The total cost of a three-wire antenna farm suspended from high pine trees can be kept under $500 (including tree climber's fees!). Yet with no towers, rotors, aluminum tubes, traps, or coax I managed 219 countries confirmed on 40 meters with 800 W and a casual operating style over the past four years. This represents impressive "bang for the buck." Furthermore, I accomplished this from California, where only five DXCC countries lie within 2000 miles!

Since moving to North Carolina, I've wanted to explore improving the multiband performance of a center-fed wire antenna. In particular, I've

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