Copyright © Colin G4GBP
I often play QRP on HF. I have a number of transceivers that I regularly use, mainly for CW. These are currently the FT-
I have one or two 10m fishing poles and use these to support the Inverted L.
I have used this configuration extensively whilst staying in my caravan and on my canal boat. It is easy to erect and has a minimal ‘sky footprint’ and have never had anyone object to my using it.
Above: the ‘Earth Stake’ with ‘choc block’ connection for the ground ‘counterpoise’ and the SO239 socket grounded on one corner to the braid.
Detail of the ‘Earth Stake’ and its connection to the SO239 connector. The ‘Ty-
The complete kit: 20m of 7*0.1 wound onto a cable tidy, plastic ‘drawing-
Detail showing the strain-
To the left: Showing in a little more detail, the connections to the ATU via RG-