How do you install a G5RV antenna?


To install a G5rv antenna, trace two supporting objects that are at least 102 feet separate, join ends of the antenna to each support, with the help of a nylon rope rated to hold at least 50 lbs, safeguard the ladder line from the center of the antenna is able to hang vertically for at least 20 feet, connect a run of coaxial cable to the end of the ladder line, and then make several test transmissions with your transceiver to ensure proper operation. G5RV antenna is one of the most popular antennas in the world.
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1. Locate two supporting objects (a tree, poles, etc. that are at least 102 feet apart. Ensure that both supports are at least 35 feet tall. The antenna must be erected at this height
The really nice thing about the G5RV is that it is so simple to remove the balun (if there is one) get rid of the coax, run the ladder line to the tuner, and have an effective antenna
I thought a G5RV-lite and a G5RVjr were the same thing but the G5RV-lite is 67 feet long with a 28 foot matching section. Here are what EZNEC says will be the SWRs on the coax on
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How to Install a G5rv Antenna
Dipole antennas are very popular among amateur radio operators as a quick and cheap method to get on the air. The G5RV antenna is a type of dipole antenna, and it can be acquired for a very small cost from many ham radio retailers. Setup is simple and... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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