Antenna Systems I've built and used.
These are actual dimensions I'm using, based upon my installation.
These dimensions should work just fine for you too.

Design

Bands Covered

Performance

80M Vertical (fullsize)

30 & 80 Meters

AweSome!

40 Meter 3 Element Vertical Beam

Pictures/Specs

40 Meters

AWESOME!

40 Meter 4 Element Wire Beam

40 Meters

AWESOME!

30 Meter 4 Element Wire Beam

30 Meters

AWESOME!

160 Meter Windom

160 thru 10 Meters (with tuner)

Excellent

30 Meter Hamstick Dipole

30 Meters

Excellent

Caged Array

40 meters (will load on 30 with a tuner)

Excellent

Double Extended Zepp

30 and 40 meters (without a tuner)

Excellent

W5GI Mystery Antenna

20M, Multi-band (80 thru 6 meters with a tuner)

Very Poor

G5RV Dipole (look in QST)

40 meters (other bands with tuner)

Very Poor
(the original G5RV with ladder line was
nothing more then a Double Zepp and worked ok,
but the commercial ones built with coax feed are JUNK)

20/40 Meter Sloper

20/40 Meters (10 and 30 with tuner)

Poor, but I'm on the air

Wire Type Used for all antenna’s is by

Fi-Shock, Inc.

5360 National Drive

Knoxville, TN 37914

 

Part Number FW-00007

Aluminum Electric Fence Wire

14 Gauge comes in a spool that

Is ¼ Mile or 400 Meters

Cost 6/1/2008 $46.00 for entire spool

at Tractor Supply, Inc.

 

Types of connectors that I
use with the Aluminum wire.
NO SOLDERING REQUIRED
Just make sure you CRIMP GOOD!


 

40 meters (don't use a tuner with this antenna)
Look here to see WHY NOT!

Double Bazooka (Array)

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