HF Whip Antenna

HF Whip Antenna

Construction 1m rod sections. Length determined primarily by use, i.e. 2m when mobile (for safety), 2-4m when static
Use Mobile HF communications
Range 0-40Km
Polarity Vertical
Radiation Pattern Omnidirectional
Propagation Surface wave
Advantages Quickly erected, robust, self-supporting
Disadvantages Inefficient (most of the power is wasted in tuning)

HF Whip Antenna