Understanding the Hexbeam

Hexbeam Photo Gallery

This gallery shows photographs of the various HexBeam antennas I have constructed over the past couple of years. It is not meant to be a step-by-step guide to construction, but rather a potpourri of techniques which may give you some ideas for constructing your own HexBeam.

  • Multiband broadband testbed

  • Inductively loaded 10m testbed

  • Driver loading coils

  • Reflector loading coils

  • 10m half-wave dipole

  • RG58 Twin Feed

  • RG58 Twin Feed

  • RG58 Twin Feed

  • RG58 Twin Feed

This is the "Heath Robinson" arrangement I used to inductively load the Drivers on my 10m Broadband testbed. Coils are wound on a piece of pvc pipe which is slipped over the spreader. Tie wraps hold the windings in place.