Ladder Line 2M J Pole Antenna – Easy to Build
Ladder line is heavy duty and can easily handle the 50 watts put out by most mobile radios.
A ladder line 2M j pole antenna is a perfect antenna to hang from a tall tree branch to boost your outgoing transmissions and to help you hear weak stations.
Watch these videos to get an idea of how to build a 2-meter j-pole antenna. The top video has a very nice part that allows you to connect your coax to the antenna.
Are There Other 2M Antenna Options?
Yes, Ralph Milroy – KB1CPM, shared a tip about a quarter wave 2M antenna that you can suspend from a tree branch. That video is the BOTTOM one in the stack below.
Here’s the 2M VHF 1/4-Wave Ground Plane Antenna video:
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