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2 Meter Slim Jim Copper Tubing Antenna by KE5FXU

2m copper slim jim made from 1/2quot copper pipe. All measurements are the closest quotguestimationsquot without using a machinist caliper. air gap : 1 3/8quot between 1/2 and 1/4 wave sections total width : 2 3/8quot. center to center : 1 3/4quot center of one pipe to center of other spacing : 1 1/16quot inside 2 long sections

A CopperTubing SlimJim Radio Antenna For VHF 2m ...

In this video I show how I made a 2m SlimJim antenna out of copper. The JPole is similar to a JPole but with a little higher gain and lower takeoff angle. Check out the Ham Radio Adventures Merch shop: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Miady 36AH battery, Camera Gear Sony a6100 camera, Sony HDRCX405, Sigma 56mm lens,

Slim Jim / J Pole Antenna Calculator M0UKD

A Slim Jim for 2m 145MHz will be 1.5 metres long, and 70cm 433MHz will be 0.5 metres. Alternatively, for permanent installations, the copper tube or aluminium Jpole is a good choice. I have had good success with both, but regularly use the balanced feeder Slim Jim mounted on a 9m fibreglass pole, as can be seen in the photo at the bottom ...

Is a copper JPole antenna better than a Slim Jim for ...

I 39ve using a BaoFeng F9V2 with a Nagoya NA771 antenna and I 39ve also tried a Slim Jim but have not been successful at getting an intelligible signal through. My question is, would using a copperpipe JPole be any more likely to be successful than the Slim Jim or are they pretty much equivalent

1/2in Type M Copper Tubing Slim Jim VHF/UHF Antenna. The ...

1/2in Type M Copper Tubing Slim Jim VHF/UHF Antenna. This antenna with the adjustable plate for tuning can be built from type M 1/2in copper tubing for around 13 and the coax pig tail would cost around 12. The antenna, not including the coax would cost approx 25. In the picture above I used hose clamps to clamp the coax pig tail directly to ...

SLIM JIM ANTENNA PROJECT hamuniverse.com

The Slim Jim should be constructed from 1/2quot copper pipe. Also old tv antenna elements or aluminum tubing could be used with some ingenuity and would be lighter. Experimentation with heavy guage wire supported inside PVC tubing or attached to insulated material such as wood could also be tried and would probally be successful with some ingenuity.

Build the Slim JIM Antenna QSL.net

The solid copper wire was chosen due to its stiffness and rigidity when the Slim JIM is mounted inside a blue PVC plastic water pipe for weather proofing when the completed project is mounted outside the home QTH. List of Materials: Material Description ...

Copper Pipe Slim Jim YouTube

I decided to try and build one of the copper pile style slim jim 2 meter HAM radio antennas. Not hard to build at all. Testing was another matter I don 39t kno...

Slim Jim vs. Traditional Jpole Antenna

my old slim jim1/4 squire ally rod mounted on f/glass fishing rod.swr1to1at 145.500 and 1.6 at 70cms,I havent yet tried the j pole, I ,have built a 15mm copper pipe one and works better than the ally one,the moxen does have a slight edge over the slim jim,

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A CopperTubing SlimJim Radio Antenna For VHF 2m ...

In this video I show how I made a 2m SlimJim antenna out of copper. The JPole is similar to a JPole but with a little higher gain and lower takeoff angle. Check out the Ham Radio Adventures Merch shop: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Miady 36AH battery, Camera Gear Sony a6100 camera, Sony HDRCX405, Sigma 56mm lens,

Tony Allen EI4DIB, Drogheda,Ireland .: Slim Jim and JPole ...

A Slim Jim for 2m 145MHz will be 1.5 metres long, and 70cm 433MHz will be 0.5 metres. Alternatively, for permanent installations, the copper tube or aluminium Jpole is a good choice. I have had good success with both, but regularly use the balanced feeder Slim Jim mounted on a 9m fibreglass pole, as can be seen in the photo at the bottom of the page.

Slim Jim or Geo Lake Plate Compared to HDPE Pipe AWeb Geo ...

In the illustration below, you can compare a single SJ05T Slim Jim or a GLP05T Geo Lake Plate to 1,500 39 Five 300 39 coils of 3/4quot HDPE coiled pipe. The foot print area the Slim Jim or Geo Lake Plate occupies is approx. 0.5 39 x 8 39. The foot print area the 1,500 39 ft of coiled pipe occupies is approx. 5 39 x 36 39. The Slim Jim or Geo Lake Plate stands vertical to prevent sediment and ...

Copper Talk: Slim jim antenna

Used to a SlimJim on 10m,made from a bamboo center pole and cross arms and copper clad steel wire for the element. somewhere I have a dimensioned sketch of it . Worked OK, but cannot compare to Imax as they did not exist at the time. It did work as least as well as A Ringo and RS 5/8th wave vertical.

mounting a copper slim jim antenna RadioReference.com Forums

earlier in the year, i built a copper slim jim antenna and use it with a bcd996t. it works great. i would like to mount the antenna on the roof of my house. i thought about mounting it on a chimney mount with a mast but i can not figure out how to insulate it from the mast. i would appreciate...

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Copper Talk: Slim Jim Antenna

Copper Talk Ask The Tech Antennas Slim Jim Antenna Previous Next Author: Message Kmt36264 Junior Member Username: Kmt36264 Post Number: 24 Registered: 12006: Posted on Tuesday, February 28, 2006 8:09 pm: Has anyone here ever built a Slim ...

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Wheeler Rex 70 11/4in.2in. Pipe Shut Off Tools For Copper ...

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Comments on: 1/2in Type M Copper Tubing Slim Jim VHF/UHF Antenna.

The coax center wire should be on the long 3/4 wave copper tube, just like the schematic shows, the shield should be connected to the 1/4 wave copper tube, the schematic is correct and the picture is wrong. We did try to tune it up with the shield on the 1/2 wave copper tube but could not get anything below 2.0:1 VHF and then we decided to just remount the coax pigtail to the correct end of ...