10 Meter Band Compact directional antenna, Moxon

10 meter moxon

Due to the enourmous size of 3 element Yagi and the current working condition on 10/11 meter band, I decided to accept the advice of 9W2RZL and thinking of constructing a directional antenna right after I obtain the 11/10 meter rig (which is maybe around April).

Moxon antenna might suit my need as it is :

  • directional
  • has gain of around 5 dBi
  • Compact and Light weight
  • Easy to construct
  • designed for 50 Ohm impedance
  • Wideband
  • Great F/B ratio, useful for blanking noise

Here is the plan for the 10 meter Moxon antenna, centered on 28.5 MHz frequency.

Dimensions

  • A – 382.43 cm (150 1/2 inch)
  • B – 57.13 cm (22 1/2 inch)
  • C – 11.02 cm (4 3/8 inch)
  • D – 71.06 cm (28 1/4 inch)
  • E – 139.76 cm (55 inch)

These calculation are made for 12 gauge wire using L. B. Cebik Moxon Calculator tool. The Moxon on the above photo belong to Mark Rabel

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