antenna tuner for better DX

Posted on Aug 31, 2012

Almost any receiver covering 540 kHz to 1600 kHz is suitable for broadcast band DX`ing, and there are a lot of them. But the antenna is another matter. If you are new to the hobby, or if you have been having trouble DX`ing those really difficult stations, you may find the answer to your reception problems in a properly constructed long-wire antenna - and the `Pi-section Coupler`.

antenna tuner for better DX
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A long-wire antenna receives best from the directions perpendicular to its sides. Erect the antenna N-S to receive E-W. It should be at least 30` long and made of multi-strand copper antenna wire supported a minimum of 15 feet off the ground. A long-

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