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Student’s excellent homemade Yagi.
Class SOI on the whiteboard.
Homebrew dual band Yagi.
Students preparing to send a data burst via AndFLMsg over a Baofeng radio connected to their wire antenna.
Longwire in the trees. Hard to spot even when near it.
Resistor terminating the ‘hot’ and ‘cold’ ends of the antenna.
Using a zip-tie for strain relief.
Longwire antenna is completely invisible.
Long Wire with resistor. Note resistor terminating antenna at the base.
Vertical Half Rhombic antenna built by students.
Feedpoint of the Half Rhombic.
Resistor terminated Half Rhombic.
Homebrew Yagi deployed. All it needs is krylon.
OPFOR spotted in the area.
Digital messages have been received from the team in the field to the TOC and saved as a Notepad file to keep a visible record of the Team’s last known status.