The “crappie pole” is a short, linearly loaded 40M rotatable dipole you can build for $50 or less. And it works!
This is a home-made five-band antenna made from bits of bamboo, some hose clamps, a few wires, and lots of hours of puzzling, building and — at last — huge satisfaction.
Anyone can get the gear I use. Visit the store.
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