Sunday, April 21, 2019

HF wire antennas - a quick comparison table

The number of wire antennas is just baffling. They all work but their suitability for what you want varies. Here's a table that presents, in summary form, the main types of wire antennas and their pros and cons.  It may appear small - if it is click to enlarge. 

Do you agree or disagree with any of the points made? Are there antennas that should be listed but aren't? Please let me know in the comments below.

PS: Want to read more about antennas and other amateur radio topics? These books could be of interest. Available in both electronic and paperback.

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