I (Jason N8EI), like many hams, have passed around plans for “simple” antennas to new hams or for projects. However, in many instances it isn’t something we’ve built according to THOSE plans. We have something similar, we bookmarked it, etc. While posting plans for the “simple J-Pole” for the Ohio VHF+ Simplex contest, I realized I’d never tried to build the actual plans I was sharing. So, I decided I should…. and then decided that a new approach was needed. This led to a new set of plans and a build project. The build project is underway and the plans have been posted in our new “New Hams” section. See Simple J-Pole Antenna for all the details and the download information.