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Technical Topics => Equipment => Topic started by: jim on March 11, 2012, 2102 UTC

Title: antenna
Post by: jim on March 11, 2012, 2102 UTC
l have a grundig 750 with about 100' of wire for my antenna,going along my roof what do I need to help my reception. Antenna tuner? Plz help or any other ideas for a good antenna most of my listening is 6800-7000khz 73 Jim(kd8hfy)
Title: Re: antenna
Post by: ChrisSmolinski on March 11, 2012, 2110 UTC
If your listening is concentrated in just that one band, you may wish to consider a dedicated antena, such as a dipole. Running it away from the house (such as between two trees) and feeding with coax and a balun should reduce pickup of local noise sources from inside the house. A folded dipole (made with 300 ohm twin lead) may offer even lower local QRM pickup, but you'll want to use a 4:1 balun in that case.