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 LONG WIRE ANTENNA. 
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which would be better a 150 foot wire in a square shape horizontal connected as a long wire or connecting both ends together with one single lead to a balun, regards david.


Thu Mar 31, 2022 6:17 pm
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What are you trying to achieve with this antenna ?
Is it for tx or rx ?
what bands are you looking at using it on ?
What ratio of balun are you using?
Your description is very vague, a bit more info would help.


Thu Mar 31, 2022 8:15 pm
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some idea of height too please !

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Thu Mar 31, 2022 8:20 pm
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hi, the height is 20 foot and have 9/1 and 4/i balun or just a tuner, bands just general nothing in particular, regards david.


Fri Apr 01, 2022 9:01 am
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If your going to use it for transmitting then if you use your 4 to 1 balun and connect 132.3ft or 40.3m of insulated wire in a square shape horizontal to the ground, connect one wire end to a terminal on the balun and connect the other wire end to the other terminal on the balun creating a big loop. You will have a very good loop antenna that will work on 40/20/15/10/6m bands without needing an atu.


Fri Apr 01, 2022 9:25 am
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hi all, thanks for the information you have given its been more than helpful, regards david.


Fri Apr 01, 2022 10:02 am
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That should say 40.6m of wire. They are a good antenna the loop and good luck with it if you decide to try it.


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