How To: Make a homemade fractal antenna for HD and digital TV reception

Make a homemade fractal antenna for HD and digital TV reception

Want great reception? Then a fractal antenna may be your answer. And you can make one yourself, right at home! Fractal antennas uses a fractal design to maximize the perimeter of the material that can receive and transmit electromagnetic radiation within a given total surface area or volume. Sounds complicated, right? Not after you watch this DIY video. Just follow along and see how one is built!


I'm not knowlegeable about antenna technology to any extent but I think the Fractal Antenna video was interesting. However, I also think too much video time was wasted during non-informative shooting; the amount of time spent waiting for the next bit of new information detracted from the enjoyment of viewing the video.
I think it could use some dilogue or text to resolve questions about precise dimensions and specific materials as they may affect efficiency and quality of reception. Details such as diameter/material of wire, radius of bends, possibility of "stacked" elements of varying lengths, spacing & shielding necessary between stacked elements. Also, addressing any issues of signal boosting if applicable would be helpful.

*Hands out a cheese platter to Richard*............. enjoy

Wow if your gonna do a how to video atleast give info,on how well it works when compared to what you can buy.

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