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Re: Homebrew Antenna

on 20/9/00 11:46, Matt Donohoe <TheRelic@dingoblue.net.au> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am in Australia (VK4) and am wondering if somebody could share their
> experiences of any VERY easy to make homebrew antenna, I would prefer either
> 2m or 70cm, anything that I could currently use to listen to the
> birds, voice only, I have heard that SunSat is very easy to hear, even with a
> HT.
> Please foward URL's or anything else, I am trying to make a very crude antenna
> here though, havent had much time to drive half way around Brisbane trying to
> look for a decent antenna.

What sort of radio are you using, Matt? A portable or something based
inside? That's a pretty important start!

I often work the "birds" from here on Tamborine Mountain, just inland from
the Gold Coast...

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