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Short pedestrian mobile HF whip

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Pedestrian mobile is a novel facet of HF amateur radio.

Despite the availability of compact equipment and rechargeable batteries, the pedestrian mobile HF station remains a rarity.

Yet it it presents some interesting challenges for the antenna tinkerer.

Described below is a multiband antenna for pedestrian mobile similar in concept to the commercially available 'Miracle Whip'.

circuit of pedestrian mobile antenna

picture of pedestrian mobile antenna rear

Video description and demonstration of pedestrian mobile whip


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Ham Radio Get Started (USA)

Australian Ham Radio Handbook (Aust)

Hand-carried QRP Antennas

More Hand-carried QRP Antennas

99 things you can do with Amateur Radio

Getting back into Amateur Radio

Minimum QRP

Illustrated International Ham Radio Dictionary

Make your Passion Pay (ebook writing)


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