Magazine “Radio” has received letter about unusual
TV- Antenna. Author of the letter, mr. D. Abyzov, wondered, if
the antenna should be worked.
of the antenna (that was designed by mr. V. Arhipov) was published
at region (Voronezh
region) newspaper “Molodoy Kommunar.” Article about the antenna
was named “Tiny Antenna.”
A little later magazine “Radio” has received letter
from mr. I. Sokol from town Klenoviy (Lugansk region). Mr. Sokol
wrote that he made the “Tiny Antenna” and that the antenna worked
well. The antenna is used for reception of 4th- channel TV (TV-
center located far from 55- km) and for reception of 1st- channel
TV (TV- center located far from 105- km). A representative from magazine “Radio” took visit to mr. Sokol and
prove his words.
Below is a description of the antenna.
It is a dipole, halves of the dipole is a copper rod
in diameter 6- mm (3- AWG). Above the rod a plastic tube in diameter
36- mm (1-1/2 – inch) is placed. The tube is filled by iron sawdust.
The length of the plastic tube is 2/3 from the length of the copper
rod. Figure 1
shows the antenna.