How to make a Shortwave Antenna Splitter

Antenna Splitter

Here is a lost-cost solution to a common problem for shortwave listeners and ham radio operators. How to share one antenna among several radios (for listening only). A shortwave antenna splitter is needed. You can find HF splitters online, but they are not cheap. Let me show you how to save a few dollars. Note: … Read more

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My Par End-Fedz Antenna

Par End-Fedz Antenna

I use a Par End-Fedz antenna at my QTH, in particular, the EF-20. Par Electronics calls these antennas ‘dipoles’.  They are nothing of the sort. Just because an antenna is a half-wavelength long, does not make it a dipole.  Here’s what they say- “The Par End-Fedz are a full length half wave dipoles, but with … Read more

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New video: S9 Antenna rocks! The antenna is a type of antenna designed for amateur radio use. It is also known as the End-Fed Half-Wave (EFHW) antenna, and it was first developed by Steve Yates (AA5TB) in the early 2000s. The antenna is a simple and lightweight antenna that can be easily … Read more

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The ELAD ASA-15 antenna splitter


The ELAD ASA-15 is an antenna splitter designed for use in radio communication systems. It allows multiple radio receivers to share a single antenna without interfering with each other or degrading the quality of the received signals. The ASA-15 is designed to work with antennas that have a coaxial feedline, and it has four output … Read more

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Long Wire Balun

long wire balun

Now that I have my WiNRADiO G31 SDR up and running, my next concern is getting a decent antenna connected to it. I currently have a random length of wire connected to it, which is about 25 feet long. It’s not that high up either. The roof of my house is higher, so it’s not … Read more

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