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Offline Antennae

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Magnetic Loop Antenna Links
« on: January 30, 2016, 1918 UTC »
I plan to update this with more links as I find them. 
There are lots of cool websites with info on magnetic loops for transmitting:

1. This guy is Australian and has a big loop, he says it works great on 160m:
http://www.brisdance.com/vk4amz/LOOP.html

2. Here's a handy calculator:
http://www.66pacific.com/calculators/small_tx_loop_calc.aspx

3. And another loop website to help out with many ways of feeding it:
http://www.nonstopsystems.com/radio/frank_radio_antenna_magloop.htm#construction-Mk-2

4. Here's a .PDF paper to get you jazzed that Chris shared earlier.
http://www.brisdance.com/vk4amz/files/Download/UnderMagLoop.pdf

5. This one is made out of PEX aluminum water pipe and has an easy capacitor!
http://draaggolf.blogspot.com/2014/04/finally-pexalpex-loop.html

6. And this one has parallel loops that make it more efficient!
http://gridtoys.com/glen/loop/loop3.html


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Re: Magnetic Loop Antenna Links
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2016, 1623 UTC »
Welp, I found another mag loop website, this guy has tried them and likes them:
http://www.kk5jy.net/magloop/

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Antenna: usually a random wire with tuner

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Re: Magnetic Loop Antenna Links
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2016, 1720 UTC »
There's this one for Tx, designed by the same ham who made the plans I followed for my Rx loop.

http://www.kr1st.com/magloop.htm
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