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Re: Loop Antenna Queries

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  • Michelle
    Thanks for your help. However, we do not know how to connect the wires to the capacitor.. Does anyone know how to?
    Message 1 of 6 , Jan 6, 2013
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      Thanks for your help. However, we do not know how to connect the wires to the capacitor.. Does anyone know how to?

      --- In loopantennas@yahoogroups.com, "Michelle" wrote:
      >
      > Hello, I am doing a project on loop antennas and we are currently trying to construct one ourselves. We are following instructions from this site http://www.iw5edi.com/ham-radio/?how-to-build-a-tuned-loop-antenna,118
      >
      > However, we substituted wood for PVC and our wires are the ones that comes in a pair and are encased in plastic. "Sound Physician Super OFC Silver Speaker Interconnect AWG-215.
      >
      > We do not know the capacitance of the tuning capacitor we should use as the ones in the site says to use "a tuning capacitor salvaged from an old radio" which we do not have. Also since we modified some of the variables of the ones in the site, do you think it would affect the antenna?
      >
      > Here are some pictures of the product now.
      > http://tinyurl.com/cjdvowx
      > http://tinyurl.com/cblz2s7
      > http://tinyurl.com/bolywnj
      >
      > Thank you!
      >
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