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A choked end-fed antenna is (or acts just like) a highly off-center fed dipole, where the length of any stub between the common mode choke and the unun/transformer/feedpoint sets the off center ratio and thus the impedance at the antenna feed point. Your current 1 foot stub is less than 1% of the antenna, whereas a few percent is usually recommended, that ...


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I have seen wire antennas for the FM band before. Such an antenna usually has two wires that are connected to twin-lead feed line, which then connects to a device called a matching transformer or a balun that looks like this: So you could connect two wires to a device like that, and plug that into your receiver. The best way to arrange the wires is in a ...


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