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Album: 2011 Spring Giveaway Contest Entry - Cactus Super J-Pole 2 Meter - 70cm Antenna

Photos of the Cactus Super J-Pole Antenna I built for the 2011 Spring Giveaway Contest

2011 Spring Giveaway Contest Entry - Cactus Super J-Pole 2 Meter - 70cm Antenna

Updated Apr 10, 2011
Lower Matching Section after final assembly - right  
Lower Matching Section after final assembly - left  
Detail of Lower Matching Section ready for Mounting  
Upper Matching Section after bending  
Mounting Flat Should be 1/2" in length and Soft Copper Tubing Main Length should be 42"  
Soft Copper Tubing After Riveting  
Soft Copper Tubing Ready for bending  
Lower Matching Section Wire with Ring Terminal and Heat Shrink  
Soft Copper Tubing for Upper Matching Unit Bent over for mounting  
Flat area bent into Soft Copper Tubing and ready for 1/8" Hole to be drilled for Aluminum Rivet  
1/8" Holes drilled for Upper Matching unit  
5" Wire Soldered and Heat Shrunk onto SO-239 connection  
SO-239 Connection Riveted onto the Milford Hanger  
Picture showing alignment of antenna sections  
Top and Bottom Sections Mated  
Picture showing sections after soldering  
Bottom Antenna Section with Wooden Blocks in place to maintain 2" Spacing between elements  
How the spacing blocks were held in place  
Bottom Mounting Section  
Lower Matching Section In place for reference  
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Peter Walker
Photos of the Cactus Super J-Pole Antenna I built for the 2011 Spring Giveaway Contest

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