Pete: If replies are posted on the reflector, I bet there's a lot (like
me!!) who'd like to see what others have done to deal with this. Thanks
for bringing it up.
----- Original Message -----
From: Pete Smith <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2001 3:35 PM
Subject: [CQ-Contest] Contest Station Design - cable management
> I'd like to tap the assembled wisdom of the group on this topic. Since I
> don't know how many others are interested, I suggest direct replies, and
> I'll summarize for the reflector (just like the old days).
> Contest stations are more complex than most, and innovations like SO2R
> the problem just that much tougher. How do you manage the mess of
> interconnecting wires and cables in your shack? Do you try to cut each
> to length to fit your current setup (power cords excepted, maybe)? If
> what do you do with the additional length. Do you use labeling, or
> bundling by function to try to keep things under control? Cable trays or
> other mechanical devices? Is there anything that works particularly well
> for you that you'd be willing to share?
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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