This is a collection of three articles by Richard Crow N2SPI that originally ran in the AMSAT Journal during Summer and Autumn 2006. The articles present designs and construction techniques for inexpensive and easy to build antennas that will make perfect first projects. All articles are in Adobe PDF format.
CheapYagi for 70cm – This article is intended to enable non-satellite hams to painlessly acquire the 440 MHz downlink antenna needed to actually hear and work a satellite.
Cheap Yagi for Uplink – This article is intended to enable non-satellite hams and students who will be the future satellite hams, to painlessly acquire the 146 MHz uplink antenna needed to actually work a satellite.
Finishing the Cheap and Easy Antennas – This article will instruct a tripod mounted crossboom for your cheap and easy satellite antennas.