Monthly Archives: February 2012

Stealthy Homebrew Vertical Dipole Antenna – Testimonial

“Well, I did it. I built the antenna just as you have, but I used two Wilson ‘tunable’ antennas. I mounted it outside near the garage because I found out my attic has foil backed insulation in the walls and ceiling. It took me awhile to get the SWR to 1.1 to 1.2 across the band. A few of the guys I talked to on the radio were very surprised that I was talking on a dipole, let alone one I built myself. I couldn’t have done it without your help. Thanks! I’d much rather build an antenna than buy one. It’s much more fun and satisfying. If you ever visit Downriver Southgate, give me a shout. I go buy the handle ‘414’ with the homemade dipole.”

-Doug Rojek

To view the article that I wrote (which Doug used to build his antenna), click here:

Doug’s Antenna (Click Image To Enlarge) – Nice job, Doug!!
Stealthy Homebrew Vertical Dipole Antenna

A Stealthy Homebrew Vertical Dipole Antenna Using Mobile CB Antennas

An article I wrote last year describing an antenna I built and installed in my home has been published in the February, 2012, issue of Radio Noticias, a CB/HAM magazine in Spain. Radio Noticias was established in 1987. Here is an image of the magazine cover (click image to view the article as a PDF):

Radio Noticias February 2012 Magazine Cover

To see the original article I wrote, click here:
A Stealthy Homebrew Vertical Dipole Antenna Using Mobile CB Antennas.

You can download the entire Feb, 2012, issue of Radio Noticias from here:
Radio Noticias – February, 2012 – Complete  (22mb’s)

I never thought this how-to article would end up in a Spanish magazine. Kinda cool!