Club Program Ideas: Building Practical Wire Beams

Bird on a Wire In this series on Club Program ideas, I’m providing possible programs for clubs to use in their meetings. You can find a full explanation of the approach in Club Programs – The Series.

Today’s program idea: Building Practical Wire Beams.

Sometimes we can’t have towers. Sometimes we don’t want towers. But, we have trees or other supports. This program shows members how to build practical wire beams for HF.

Possible format for the program:

  • The case for wire beams
  • Practical support considerations
  • Building methodology
  • Performance compared to Yagi’s

Wire beams can be a great addition to the ham radio arsenal. This program helps explain the how and why.

Scot, K9JY