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Video: Easy Steps to Deploying an End-Fed Antenna in the Field

SOTABeams’ Richard, G3CWI, demonstrates how to set up an end-fed antenna in the field using a SOTABeams Carbon 6 Compact Ultra-Light Telescopic Mast and Bandspringer Midi HF Portable Antenna. As he says in the video, “It’s so easy any fool can do it. Let’s see if this fool can!” The video includes tips on finding the proper spot to operate, connecting the antenna, positioning the base of the mast, wire tensioning, counterpoise installation, and even best practices for winding the antenna when you’re ready to call it a day.

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