I read a long time ago from a end feed dipole with a magnetic or magic balun.
So I tried this out.
Nothing is magic on this balun. If you will take it right, this is not a balun (balanced/unbalanced), its a unun (unbalanced/unbalanced) !
Excuse the small pictures. These pictures are very old 🙂
All stuff what we need to build the balun and the antenna. The Antenna wire is not in the Picture.It´s an isolated copper wire with 2mm. At first i make the balun. I take an magnetic balun Cirurit from DK9NL. Thanks to him, that he public this Cirurit.
The toroidal core is an Amidon T130-2 with 8 times an triplet wire(take tree colors). Take time for this work. It hurts an little bit, but make it hart and exactly. I take an isolated 0,7 mm wire for this. I think you can give him about 500 Watts PEP (without guaranty).
But you always need a antenna tuner! The magnetic balun only make a end feed line with e.g. 13.5m so, that you can handle it with the internal antenna tuner from your transceiver.
I test this from 160 up to 10m. The antenna tuner can handle this 13.5m long end feed wire, so that you can make a QSO. But this is no wonder antenna!
I find out, that this antenna is very loud and noisy, if you are in the near of some machines.