A Simple ¼ λ Ground Plane for 2m

This simple ¼ λ ground plane antenna is based on G3OGR - OM F.G. Rayer's design for a 2m vertical antenna.

 ¼ λ Ground Plane for 2m - details
It's built-in at the top end of a 25 foot long, 2-piece telescopic aluminium pipe mast with the elements made of 3/8" aluminium tube.

A view of the ¼ λ Ground Plane for 2m
The elements are flattened at the ends to facilitate sealing/mounting/coax connection and the joints are made water-tight/corrosion-resistant with epoxy sealant.

This antenna has been up for more than 10 years and still going strong.