We go ‘Back to Basics’ with the vertical antenna. I take you through the parts and setup of the Wolf River Coil Vertical Antenna System and show it in use at Cross Plains State Park, WI (POTA K-1448).

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00:00 Introduction
00:21 Vertical Antennas
00:49 Wolf River Coils
01:54 Whips
03:52 Jaw Clamp Mount
04:35 Feather Flag Base and stake mount
05:30 Coil Bypass
06:53 Coax and Ground Radial network
08:39 Setting up the vertical antenna at Cross Plains State Park
09:15 15 Meter contacts
11:00 20 Meter contacts
14:28 Conclusion

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