Is loop antenna omnidirectional?

5.9. A small loop antenna (Figure 5.28) has narrow frequency bandwidth and requires tuning to ensure the antenna gain is maximized in the frequency band of interest. A small loop antenna has low gain, but it is fairly omnidirectional and is not easily detuned by nearby objects.

What is a 2M antenna?

2 Meter Antennas: Stretching from 144MHZ to 148 MHz, the 2 meter amateur radio band is a portion of the VHF radio spectrum.

Is a dipole antenna omnidirectional?

Commonly known as an omnidirectional antennas, all dipole antennas have a generalized radiation pattern.

Is 2 meters UHF or VHF?

The 2-meter amateur radio band is a portion of the VHF radio spectrum that comprises frequencies stretching from 144 MHz to 148 MHz in International Telecommunication Union region (ITU) Regions 2 (North and South America plus Hawaii) and 3 (Asia and Oceania) and from 144 MHz to 146 MHz in ITU Region 1 (Europe, Africa.

What is the 2M SSB calling frequency?

144.200 MHz
The 2M SSB calling frequency is 144.200 MHz, so that is the first place to look for activity or to call CQ. SSB operation is not channelized like FM simplex and repeater operations, so you’ll need to tune around to find other stations on the band.

What kind of antenna do you use for 2 Meter ham?

KM4HLF J-Pole Antenna for The 2 Meter HAM Radio Band 144 to 148 MHZ Comet Original GP-1 146/446 MHz Dual Band Heavy-Duty Fiberglass Vertical Base Antenna – 4′ 2″, SO-239 Connector

What kind of cable do you use for a 2m/70cm antenna?

HYS TCJ-N1 Dual Band NMO 144Mhz/430Mhz Mobile FM Tranceiver 2M/70cm Antenna with 13 ft RG58 Coax Cable NMO to UHF PL259 Connector for Yaesu Kenwood HYT Vertex Icom Mobile Radios The mount is a “trunk lid” mount with 13’/about 4m RG-58U cable.

What size antenna will mount to a 38mm mast?

This assembly will mount to the top of any mast up to 1.5 (38mm) in diameter. Tram (r) 1477 Pre-Tuned 144mhz-148mhz Vhf/430mhz-460mhz Uhf Amateur Dual-Band Base Antenna (White Fiberglass) 44.00in. x