UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
SCHOOL OF INFANTRY - EAST AND WEST
CAMP LEJEUNE, NORTH CAROLINA 28542-0161
CAMP PENDELTON, CALIFORNIA 92055-5101
FIELD EXPEDIENT ANTENNAS
LEARNING OBJECTIVE FOR THIS LESSON
ENABLING LEARNING OBJECTIVE
(1) Given a filled HF radio, frequency, and a field
expedient antenna kit, communicate with a field expedient antenna
to obtain positive communication with a distant station.
The purpose of this period of instruction is to
familiarize you with field expedient antennas so you are able to
employ a field expedient antenna.
I will do this by covering
antenna concepts, terms and definitions, components, construction
materials, formulas, and common antenna types.
relates to all communications instruction.
Read this handout prior to class.
ANTENNA CONCEPTS, TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
The purpose of an antenna is to accept