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Different types of omnidirectional antennas and instructions for home brewers

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pelle900

This may come handy for those who are interested in home brewing of antennas.

These are the main types of home-brewed omnidirectional antennas (very unscientific...):

Collinear
http://www.lesaunier.com/htm/franklin1_eng.htm
http://tech-software.net/1090_ant_02.JPG
http://translate.google.com/translate?js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&sl=auto&tl=en&u=http://www.airlomba.net/index.php%3Fpag%3Dprojects%26projpg%3Dcoli1090&act=url
http://www.kineticavionics.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=7489&sid=a97d41478e66511dd5cf715ee7c88df0&start=25

Coax Collinear very hi-gain but a bit complex to build
http://f5ann.monsite-orange.fr/receptionads-b/index.html
http://www.nodomainname.co.uk/Omnicolinear/2-4collinear.htm
http://wireless.gumph.org/articles/homemadeomni.html

Jpole Easy to build and very stable (or portable for the Slim Jim)
http://www.hamuniverse.com/jpole.html
http://www.lll.lu/~edward/edward/adsb/antenna/ADSBantenna.html
http://www.m0ukd.com/Calculators/Slim_Jim/index.php

Gain or no gain in antennas for ADS-B applications
Discussion about using antennas with high gain or no gain in ADS-B applications. It also covers the Wimo commercial antenna construction with pictures and findings in comparison to home brewed antennas.
http://www.airnavsystems.com/forum/index.php?topic=2226.0

« Last Edit: January 06, 2011, 01:17:14 AM by pelle900 »

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Hamish

Thanks for those.

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pelle900

I will continue to edit/add links to the top post with new interesting links for a while.
Please suggest other links to be added if you have found something that looks nice....