I wanted to break off a few pieces and carry them home. The only problem is I'd have to carry them over 1000km. The airline would have something to say if I tried to take them as oversized luggage. That would only be the start of it as no car, taxi, train or bus home could accommodate them.
* 5 band ground plane vertical antenna by HC/W4BWS
* WA6CDO bamboo quad for 10m
* HS0ZEE's experiences with bamboo as antenna parts