AF5LL Homebrew Projects

Homebrew antennas and other related projects are at the core of many a ham operator's favorite passtime. This page is devoted to some of those projects.

QRP Home Builder Design Center is a page full of java calculators for ham radio math. I wanted to post that link since it is at the core of so many ham related projects.


End Fed 6-40m antenna was the first HF antenna I built after getting my Tech license in January 2013. The project was fast and fun, and resulted in my first HF SSB contacts ever. Details of the project to follow...

Copper pipe J-pole for 2m/70cm was a fun project and resulted in a a good low swr match on both bands, and a quick and cheap way for a new local ham to check into the nets. Details to follow...


updated 08/16/2013