A simple 6 m beam
This aerial, designed for use on the 6 m band, is essentially a two-element Yagi, with the elements bent in order to reduce the physical size. It is known as the VK2ABQ beam, and was designed originally for the 20, 15 and 10 m bands, principally because of its space-saving qualities. It is made using a wooden frame and wire elements, and is ideal for portable operation.
The beam is shown in Figure 1. The driven element is the one whose centre ...