On this episode, Christian K0STH conducts a portable antenna shoot out. Specifically, three kinds of home brew off center dipoles. We also take a walk on the dark side of ham radio. Hear how alpha hotels take a frequency hostage. Lastly, some important questions for our listeners. Your feedback is needed. Jump in. All of this and more on episode 69 of 100 Watts and a Wire. http://100wattsandawire.com/100-watts-and-a-wire/episode69 ++++++++ 100 Watts and a Wire ® is a weekly podcast celebrating amateur radio. Join Christian Cudnik, K0STH for topical conversation, interviews, news and an entertaining look at the adventures of a ham trying to figure it all out. 100 Watts and a Wire is perfect for those who are new to ham radio, those looking to serve as Elmer’s, and the technically curious crowd. Whether you run 5 watts or 1500 watts, everyone is welcome. In our community, it's OK not to know everything, ask for help, give advice and get on the air. Visit 100wattsandawire.com for more information. You can subscribe to the show by clicking the RSS feed. Or, by using podcast apps like, iTunes or Stitcher. iTunes: goo.gl/G4ODJc Stitcher: goo.gl/X3hrsa Calling Frequencies: 14287 and 7180 Our NET happens Thursdays at 8p Central on 7.180 [+ or -].