Tag Archives: copper

Three things that make KB9VBR antennas different

These blog posts are usually the result of questions I frequently get asked via email. Of course I love answering questions, but when I repeatedly get similar questions, I find it easier to make a blog post so I can explore the answers in more detail. A popular question I’ve received is ‘what makes these […]

Why build antennas out of copper and not aluminum or stainless steel

All of my J-Pole and Slim Jim antennas are constructed out of Type-M hard copper tubing. Type-M, also known as Red Copper is primarily used in the plumbing industry for supplying drinking water in homes and businesses. Although with the cost of copper continually increasing, the construction industry is shifting towards other materials for plumbing. But like […]

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