Nov - American Radio History

Although at first glance this looks like a small "off centre fed" dipole, this is actually a nested Marconi 1/4 wave antenna on the lower HF bands, giving a low angle of radiation and predominantly vertical polarisation, and opposing feed impedance is used to provide automatic band switching without traps.

YAESU FT-101ZD Service manual

Several Radio Amateurs have built variations of this antenna and have reported excellent performance on 80m with good DX, especially in such a small space.

Nov - American Radio History

Oct - American Radio History

Many years ago I moved into a house with a small garden of about 45 ft.

User manual

This is the latest version of the arrangement I came up with.

Yaesu fv-700dm service manual:

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