30 November 19

To get around HOA restrictions for VHF communications which would be the most creative

  1. A Flagpole
  2. Spray on Antenna
  3. Dipole
  4. Satellite TV Dish 

Answer 4… Turn a satellite dish tv dish into a slot antenna. This is a narrow rectangular opening in a large conductive surface, such as a TV satellite dish. Slot antennas are familiar in the commercial radio world, but not to hams. They’re common in TV broadcasting, the skin of aircraft and in radar, microwave and cell phone applications. This disguised TV dish slot is equal to a J-pole. 

Below is a PDF by “W6NBC John Portune”