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Spring Maintenance for Antennas

“Pick a warm day, assemble some gear and go out and check your antennas.”Tweet ThisHere in the northern climes, the days are getting warmer and the snow is rapidly disappearing. But as warmer weather returns across the country, hams are getting ready to do their annual spring check and maintenance of their antenna systems. Winter […]

How many watts can a J-Pole antenna handle

A frequent question that is asked about my antennas is how much power can they handle. This is a common concern as there are many different styles and construction methods of J-Pole antennas. Depending on what materials are used to build your antenna, its power rating could be vastly different. The KB9VBR 2 meter J-Pole […]