Broadband Terminated Dipole Antenna for ALE

Hello Operators.
This week I'm looking at an ALE (Automatic Link Establishment) compatible broadband terminated dipole antenna for HF. When putting together my test ALE station for emergency communications, I realized the unique frequency hopping functionality of ALE, created challenges for operators using PC-ALE or MARS-ALE software, with an HF rig having no ALE compatible antenna tuner. To solve this problem, I needed to find some sort of rapid tuning or no-tuning antenna system.

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Broadband Terminated Dipole Antenna for ALE
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