New to Ham Radio? I have been a ham for near 30 years and have worked with all kinds of antennas.
This is a list of designs for any type of Wire homebrew amateur antenna To refine your search to show only vertical, loop, wire, portable, multiband etc. The Double Bazooka Dipole is a very efficient single band antenna which is very quiet and does not require the use of a balun.
Homebrew wire antennas for amateur ham radio – DigitalHam
All Band Wire Antenna
The two loops looked a bit horrendous not only because of the wire in the air, but because I used halyards to lift them in the air to the top of wooden stair rails. It was all very messy.
How to make a stealth amateur radio wire antenna
Ultra-compact Multi-band Wire Antenna « NC4FB Amateur Radio
One end of the wire attaches to a tree, pole or other support, preferably at a high point. The other end connects to the random-wire connector on a suitable antenna tuner.
While dipoles are very efficient antennas, they are not the only way to go.