Vertical antenna designs have been popular with radio amateurs for years and you can see why. Most are easy to build, take up little space and are relatively unobtrusive. Vertical antennas can be very effective and vertical arrays of two or more antennas can function as powerful directional antennas.
The ARRL's More Vertical Antenna Classics is a book that collects together articles from magazines such as QST, QEX and the National Contest Journal, as well as several ARRL Antenna Compendium publications. Broken into topical groups the reader is presented with fascinating articles providing antenna designs for:
* Portable Antennas
* Multi-band Verticals
* Vertical Arrays
* Vertical & Ground Systems
* Low Band Verticals
* Single Band Verticals
Included are overviews of vertical antenna design & use along with theoretical articles. The effects of salt water on vertical antenna performance designs in a series of articles called verticals by the sea. This book is a mine of useful information on Vertical antennas and a must for those interested in antenna design.
© American Radio Relay League, 160pages, 210x272mm. ISBN 0-87259-979-5