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This antenna type is used by many Ham Radio Operators worldwide and is very popular but the lengths for the Ham bands are entirely different. I want to use to lengths of 300 ohm flat lead for short wave receive only.
One of the more common house sizes is about 50 to 60 feet long and about 25 to 30 feet wide at the ground level. Your SW radio either has a pull-up antenna or a connection point, on the rear usually.
N4UJW Entire page and contents: If your antenna is under the power line, then the power line will fall. Using the perfect transformer is very essential to ensure shortwave by using radio antenna. A long length of wire is stretched out literally from SW receiver antenna connection.
Easy to do. So, when you are using 12 you are using a very strong diameter. Mother nature and man-made variables will surely destroy your expectations. Again, it depends.
Now back to shortwave antennas. Do you make antennas for my purpose? Terrific ino. My question is: Post readers: Quality varies amongst these, but in my experience, the headphones included tend to be of the lowest quality; for shortwave listening, these may suffice.
But often you can increase the antenna gain by simply adding more length in the form of a simple thin wire.