80 Metre Doublet Aerial

         Here we have some details on building an 80 Metre Doublet on a suburban block.

This is a basic representation of the 80m Doublet I erected.

The Doublet in it’s perfect form is way too big to fit on my suburban block, so I had to bend it a bit (It turned out to be roughly “E” shaped without the centre bit).

The centre span and feeder.  The 450ohm flat feeder is guided down to my shack through 32mm conduit which keeps it clear of the metal roof etc and allows gentle bends

The Northern end. A 2 metre dogleg here. The aerial wire is ordinary black plastic covered 7 x .023 copper wire.

The Southern end.

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