How can I make a loop antenna for HF with magnet wire?

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Joined Jun 1, 2021
An embroidery hoop might make a suitable form for holding the wire in a circular pattern. They come in various sizes, but the largest one I've seen is about 18" in diameter.
I think embroidery hoops have thin rims, I don't think they can hold more than one few turns. Should that be enough?


Joined Feb 24, 2006
They are about 0.25" wide and can hold several turns especially if you tack them down with some adhesive, Maybe a layer of double sided sticky tape.