Welcome to W2BRI's Magnetic Loop Site
Magnetic Loop Antennas for HF & Above
Last Updated October, 18th 2003
New Review of the AOR ARD9800 Digital Voice Modem!
W2BRI gets the digital voice bug. Aside from my love of magnetic loops, I have been focusing my attention towards a new mode of communication for ham radio, digital voice.
My new review of the AOR ARD9800 Digital Voice Modem is ready for your reading pleasure!
My current passion in radio has become
A major advantage of the magnetic loop
Loop antennas are elegant antenna systems, but they are far from simple.
The Magnetic Loop is a complex antenna and will not simply work as a plug
and play solution. If one desires using the loop antenna effectively, a
My hope is to open up the technology to
I am always looking for original artciles, images, and info on Magnetic Loops. Please email me at:
if you would like to submit content for
If you are interested in the topic of project management, I write a monthly article which can be found at www.allaboutpojects.com
In this section you will find theoretical and practical information regarding mainstream beliefs, practical observations, and down to earth theory about these antennas. This FAQ will answer many major questions.
Find out about my largest magnetic loop for 40 and 80 meters. This page tells the story about how I came to learn about magnetic loops, and my experiences with this wonderful antenna.
If you wish to build a Magnetic Loop antenna and have questions about how to make it work, this section is for you. This five step project plan explains all the steps to creating your own magnetic loop from basic plumbing materials. The article features step by step instructions and how-to pictures to guide even the most basic beginner in Magnetic Loop construction. The article also features a section on capacitors and loop tuning. It is a must read.
You are not alone. There are many others out there building and experimenting with Magnetic Loops. This section features great articles and pictures of other loop builders and their experiences. If you are serious about what's going on out there in the world of Magnetic loop, then this section is essential. If you are interested in submitting an article, please send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Many of you have asked for this section and here it is! Where to buy your vacuum variables, what to watch out for, and how to use them. This section also covers air variables, sources to buy them, and additional info. Enjoy.
In this section you'll find some very easy to use loop modeling software. It's as easy as pie to plug in your desired parameters and see how well your antenna will perform theoretically. There is also a very cool homebrew capacitor design program. Check it out!
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