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Electronics => RF, Microwave, Ham Radio => Topic started by: cdev on May 19, 2022, 02:47:59 pm

Title: Trees (the backyard kind) as antennae link
Post by: cdev on May 19, 2022, 02:47:59 pm
I just noticed This thread on another site, its got a couple of links in it to other resources. Why not?   They do help reception on my mini whip a lot when the two are put next to one another.

https://www.eham.net/article/8916 (https://www.eham.net/article/8916)
Title: Re: Trees (the backyard kind) as antennae link
Post by: Scherms on June 24, 2022, 03:35:41 pm
This might help...

https://web.archive.org/web/20060507092526/http://www.comsistel.com/HAM%20documents/Trees01141017.pdf (https://web.archive.org/web/20060507092526/http://www.comsistel.com/HAM%20documents/Trees01141017.pdf)

https://web.archive.org/web/20050219023326/http://www.comsistel.com/nuova_pagina_2.htm (https://web.archive.org/web/20050219023326/http://www.comsistel.com/nuova_pagina_2.htm)

(https://web.archive.org/web/20050226210858if_/http://www.comsistel.com:80/HAM%20documents/Tree%20Couplink.GIF)

(https://i.imgur.com/i2VHCp5.jpg)

 :popcorn:
Title: Re: Trees (the backyard kind) as antennae link
Post by: coppercone2 on June 24, 2022, 05:56:46 pm
Is the capacitive collar just conductive tape wrapped around a tree?
Title: Re: Trees (the backyard kind) as antennae link
Post by: Scherms on June 24, 2022, 09:56:21 pm
Is the capacitive collar just conductive tape wrapped around a tree?

Seems so...

(https://web.archive.org/web/20060507091921if_/http://www.comsistel.com/HAM%20documents/tree1.jpg)

(https://web.archive.org/web/20060507091602if_/http://www.comsistel.com/HAM%20documents/tree2.jpg)