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Tape Measure Yagi

Tape Measure Yagi Antenna

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Parts List:y

3 feet of 1/2 inch schedule 40 PVC pipe

3 - 1/2 inch schedule 40 cross connectors

2 - 1/2 inch schedule 50 caps

1 - inexpensive tape measure (I used a 5/8 inch wide tape, but a 1 inch wide will be better)

4 feet coax cable with a connector on one end (UHF, BNC, SMA, etc.) and the other end prepared for soldering.

6 - #12 (11/16 inch to 1 1/4 inch) hose clamps (You may buy a bag of 10 and save money)

Black electrical tape

5 inch piece of solid wire for hairpin tuning component (12 to 18 gauge will work)

Tools required  (a limited amount will be available):

Hacksaw or PVC pipe cutter

Soldering iron or gun

PVC cement

Electronic solder

Wire cutter

Flat blade screw driver or 5/16 inch nut driver (to tighten hose clamps)



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