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Where to get, or how to build, an antenna

No doubt about it, the antenna is your connection to your listeners. A good skyhook will help even a mediocre transmitter deliver your broadcast. A bad, or poorly matched antenna will silence even the best transmitter.
     For AM broadcasters, the challenge is truly daunting. How to stuff a 500 foot long wavelength into a 10 foot antenna? Fortunately there's plenty of help. Carl the AM antenna guy will custom build an antenna for you.
     If you're a do-it-yourself person, a nice 14 page manual on several diffeent approaches can be found at "How to Build an AM Band Transmitting Antenna." Kyle lays out all you'll need to know in the antenna building section of his popular web site.
     Miles Roberts Audio, Operator of MRAM 1500, offers these low power AM antenna construction plans
     There are also some specific instructions for building the Manteca Magnum antenna here and there's an animated GIF movie to show how it all fits together. An older version of a base loaded vertical antenna is listed here.
FM broadcasters have a much easier time with antennas, it's the FCC that turns out to be the problem there.
     Get the best connection to your listeners with a good skyhook!

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Get on the Air with One Click, Buy a Transmitter Bundle from Amazon.com

Many hobbyists agree that the F-S variable power 0.1 to 0.5 W FM Transmitter is one of the best transmitters for the price.  Add the convenience of a selection of premium quality accessories and you can literally be on the air with a single click.
     No need to search the web for FM broadcast antenna, FM transmitter antenna plans or FM broadcast antenna diy, this great combo includes an F-S Electronics RangeBooster 2.0 Ground Plane Antenna. 
     Connect your antenna to the transmitter with your included ultra low-loss  (55.4 db/100m), 8 mm diameter,  rugged class 8D broadcasting cable and add your programming with the included 6 foot heavy duty stereo audio cable. 
     Necessary adapters are included, too - a simple and cost-effective solution to increase your range, minimize signal loss and maximize your broadcasting enjoyment.
     Peace of mind with the lifetime warranty.

Check out these reviews from real users:

• "All components of the bundle are high quality."
• "The Rangebooster antenna definitely extends the range"
• "Signal goes through brick-metal buildings and embankments as if they were not there"
• "The transmitter unit defaults to .1 watts which is how I've been using it."
• "I am able to get more range with the external antenna"
• "Set up was so easy. The sound quality was awesome. I love this transmitter!"
• "The transmitter works well given I am out in the 'bush' away from town"
• "Worked great right out of the box. Very pleased!!"
• "It is a very compact and easy to use transmitter with impressive stereo fidelity"

So quit wishing and waiting, quit struggling with inferior approaches and “Git er dun!”
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