This book will supply immediately useful answers to the above questions and many more.
A properly designed and installed amateur radio HF antenna system can potentially make the humblest ham radio equipment perform like stations worth thousands of dollars.
We are confident that the antenna experimenter will find the information given here priceless. Furthermore, any ham radio operator, armed with the information this book contains, will become a much better informed buyer of commercially made HF antenna systems and accessories.
This special compendium edition is published in response to ham radio operators who wrote to ask that all the basic information, on and related to amateur radio HF antennas, be made available in one book instead of four, arguing that it would be more convenient. The author and publisher agree. Therefore this edition contains the complete four-book series on Amateur Radio HF Antennas published by Claude Jollet, VE2DPE.
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-