Amateur Radio HF Antennas: HF Antenna Accessories

Amateur Radio HF Antennas Book 4 · Claude Jollet
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About this ebook

This fourth e-book in the series on Amateur Radio HF Antennas covers essential, and often illunderstood HF antenna accessories.

Lightning on the horizon? You are not worried … because you installed the lightning protection devices described in this e-book, and you have taken the preventive measures as prescribed.

But that’s not all. Your HF antenna is now transmitting more RF power, and your receiver is getting more milliwatts from your antenna system, because you learned what types of antenna tuners to avoid. You are now using an efficient tuner, and you even know how it works.

Your antenna tuner will likely have its own SWR/PWR meter. Notwithstanding, this e-book will help you decide if you still need an outboard one, and which meter will best meet your needs. 

Furthermore, armed with the valuable information you read here, you finally acquired the antenna analyzer to satisfy the expectations of the antenna experimenter in you.

Emboldened by your recent successful acquisitions, you now have the antenna tower you were dreaming of. You heeded the recommendations this e-book provided and, thus, avoided all the pitfalls that await the unwary.

Finally, an e-book series on HF antennas would not be complete without a word on HF signal propagation. It outlines the software and online services available today which enable you to take full advantage of band openings.

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About the author

Claude Jollet obtained his amateur radio Basic Certificate with his operator's license in 1973 and his Advanced Certificate in 1974. He has been operating under the call sign VE2DPE from day one. He loves everything about ham radio, but he especially loves to experiment with antennas. Hence his decision to share the fruits of his more than 40 years experience in this e-book and the others in the series. As the call sign reveals, Claude lives in the predominantly French-speaking Canadian Province of Québec, in a small town called Notre-Dame-des-Prairies. 

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