ARRL #8393 Small Antennas for Small Places
Antenna Solutions for Every Space!
Amateur Radio operators love antennas – the bigger the better -- but if you don’t have acres of property to erect the antenna of your dreams, does it mean you’re effectively off the air? Not at all! This fascinating hobby is still yours to enjoy. With the right antenna design you'll be on the air today!
ARRL’s Small Antennas for Small Spaces is a valuable resource for amateurs who live in apartments, condominiums, or houses on small lots. Filled with practical advice, this book guides you to finding the right antenna design to fit whatever space you have available. In Small Antennas for Small Spaces you’ll find ideas and projects that will get you on the air regardless of where you live!
- Tips to Get You Started the Right Way:
Optimizing your limited-space station is about more than just building an antenna. Learn important tips about feed lines, SWR, RF amplifiers, operating modes and RF safety.
- Indoor Antennas You Can Install this Weekend:
Design ideas and projects for VHF and HF antennas you can use inside your home.
- Outdoor HF Antennas for Any Property:
Dipoles, inverted Ls, end-fed wires, loops, verticals and temporary antennas.
- Outdoor Antennas for VHF and Beyond:
Compact omnidirectional and directional antennas you can install anywhere.
- Creative Solutions:
A collection of limited-space antenna ideas from well-known amateurs, including the innovative Folded Skeleton Sleeve 40 and 20 Meter Dipole Antenna by QST Technical Editor Joel Hallas, W1ZR.