Welcome to Cecil's Amateur Radio Home Page

Licensed as WN5DXP in 1953


HOME ANTENNAS

A Simple, Effective ZS6BKW Mod For 80M Operation (New)

A Multi-Band 33 Foot Dipole (New)

W5DXP's No-Tuner All-HF-Band Antenna

Half-Extended Double Zepp Dualband Antenna

No-Tuner Shortened Folded Dipole

Rotatable Dipole for 40m-6m

My Favorite Vertical Antenna

My Favorite Loop Antenna

G5RV 40M Beam

Why the G5RV is a good antenna on 75m and 40m

My Dipole Vs Vertical on 40M

Current Distribution in Antenna Systems

Improving a 40m dipole used on 15m

MOBILE ANTENNAS

A Junkbox Bugstick for 20m-10m

My IC-706/Screwdriver Antenna Tuning Method

75m Mobile Shootout Results

Degrees of Antenna Occupied by a Loading Coil

Analysis of an 80m Base-Loaded Mobile Antenna

Current Through a 75m Bugcatcher Coil

75m Texas Bugcatcher Loading Coil Measurements

TRANSMISSION LINES

Forward-Reflected Wave Calculator (plus Ham Stuff Calculator)

Energy Analysis - Transmission Lines

Dual-Z0 Shortened Stubs

Good and Bad Parallel Feedline Lengths

What To Do With Excess Ladder-Line

Energy Analysis - Simple Voltage Source

OLD WIVES TALES

A Tuner's Effect At The Antenna

W5DXP's 100th Anniversary Edition 2003 Harley Road King (click here to enlarge)