I want to make a longwire/Beverage receive antenna that will work on a wide range of bands (80-10m or wider). I've got a place where I can put a wire of at least 50m/150'. The only problem is — the shack is sitting right in the middle.
So I have three options basically:
- Use only half of the distance and make a 25m antenna (waste of space and opportunity)
- Run a 25m/75' coax from the end of the longwire to the shack (quite expensive... I might be better off buying a sophisticated antenna instead! Ruins the whole idea of "cheap field-expedient piece of wire")
- Some kind of center-fed longwire?..