Build a wire antenna

A fun and important part of being in the amateur radio hobby is to build a wire antenna

Wire antennas are very simple and cheap to build, and give a lot of satisfaction when completed and working.

If you are just starting out in the hobby, a simple dipole is a great first antenna, all the way to more complicated options for the seasoned enthusiast.

You can search the RSGB website for info on wire antennas, or just follow the links below –