24hr comparison of two popular antenna types

Practical WSPR spot results from two consecutive antenna tests.

20 metre quarter wave vertical antenna

Quarter wave vertical as part of first stage inverted L. 9:1 unun, good ground, 0.2 Watts, 24Hrs, WSPR.

20 metre Hamstick dipole antenna

Two tuned hamsticks in a dipole configuration. 3 metres off the ground, insulated pole, coax balun, 0.2 Watts, 24Hrs, WSPR. Radiating NW/SE.

Mag loop

When I get one!