EASY ANTENNA : CANTENNA

Please scroll down to see photos & sketches giving construction details.


Completed Cantenna

Designed & Built by Author of this post (abcd567)





The whip at top is ¼ wavelength i.e. 69mm (see dimension drawing below)
The whip is core wire of coax cable.
It can be bare copper wire OR copper wire + core insulation.
Shield (braid+foil) MUST be removed from the whip.

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VRS Coverage
The range rings are 50 nm apart, the outermost blue ring is 300 nm from the receiver.



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Test Setup for Plotting VRS Range Curve
Cantenna >> 15 ft / 5 m RG6 Coax >> Generic DVB-T (black) >> Windows Laptop


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HOW TO MAKE

Image 1 of 4 : Construction Details 1



Image 2 of 4 : Construction Details 2



Image 3 of 4 : Construction Details 3


Image 4 of 4 : Fully Assembled



DIMENSIONS
Sketch 1 of 2: Pepsi Can Dimensions




Sketch 2 of 2: Whip Measurements.
Any one of the two connectors shown in the sketch below can be used



Details of whip
This detail is for insulated whip.
The whip can also be un insulated bare copper wire like core wire of coax








Cantennas using other types of cans:


Built by giacomo1989


Built by jepolch


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