'Wire Slim Jim' for 70cm

This Slim Jim for 70cm was homebrewed using a length of 18mm diameter thin-walled PVC tube, 20 SWG copper wire, a BNC socket and ‘M-Seal’(epoxy sealant in dual component lump form).

The wire ends and the flange-type BNC socket are secured with self-tapping screws.

Sealing against water ingress is done with M-Seal.

70cm Wire Slim Jim Antenna
A low SWR (less than 1.5:1) was obtained with the feed point at 25mm from the lower end.

This antenna weighs only 90 grams.