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JG1GPY did it again.

Another very nice video from JG1GPY showing how he uses a carbon fibre mast as an antenna. This is really something I want to try in one of my future activations.

And don’t forget his good advice: before going on air, first attach the SOTA flag and then apply bug spray.

https://youtu.be/e0igwwcbk50

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Bug spray first .

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By making the SOTA flag out of conductive material, it could be hauled up and down the mast for fine tuning.

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Maybe he thought that the bug spray was to prevent him from using a bug :rofl:

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Very interesting, thank you. :slight_smile:

But the use of a table cloth on a SOTA activation must be a first. I have been going under-equipped. :slight_smile:

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Hi, Hans and other activators. Thanks for the posting the article. I am so glad you enjoyed the video especially the SOTA flag and bug spray. Hi.

Today, I tried the carbon rod antenna again at 7MHz band, and I got a pile up! The resistance reduction by clamps surely improve the performance even at 7MHz band. I posted another article on the issue.

JG1GPY Takeshi

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