Using the W7FG Open Wire Fed True Ladder Line Multi-Band Dipole Is Easy!
Why use an open-wire fed dipole? Quite simply, they are efficient, broadband, easily tuned with a balanced input tuner, nearly unaffected by rain, easy to erect, stay up, and remain "trouble free" for years.
Preferred over the Cobra Ultralight in USAF MARS Training Manual
600Ω Open Wire Ladder Line Dipole
3-1/2" Wire Spacing
One Conductor from Balun or Tuner to Far End Insulator