In the German QRPForum someone mentioned a group of QPR enthusiasts QRPGuys. They have some neat QRP kits - transceivers as well as antenna-tuners. 

I gave these kits a try: QRPGuys Portable Tri-Band Vertical Antenna and the QRPGuys 40m-10m UnUnTenna Plus   IMG 1495

This post deals with the second one - the QRPGuys 40m-10m UnUnTenna Plus.

This antenna tuner consists of an adsorption brigde to check tuning and the tuning circuit itself:

(c) QRPguys

First I've build the antenna as described in the user guide using a 29' (8,84m) radiator and a 35' (10,67m) counterpoise.

IMG 1495 IMG 1496 IMG 1498

The antenna has her first mission behind. I've used her on the summit "Kaltes Feld" and she worked very well.


2014 CW (Morse Telegraphy) was added to the German Nationwide Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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