You also could install a run of non-metallic electrical conduit
(plastic) and support the conduit every two or three feet with blocks.
Rain will flow under the conduit. The cables will not see the weather
and last a long time....
> Eric Rosenberg wrote:
> > I'm using a 6 ft roof tower to support my satellite/VHF/UHF array.
> > With all the rain we've had in the Washington, DC area of late,
> >I've.come across a problem with the feedlines and control cables that
> >run across my roof and down the side of the house into the shack
> >is in the basement).
> >What I need to know is a method for elevating the cables off the roof
> >as they traverse it before going down the side of the house.
> Cut some pressure treated 2x4's into 6 inch lengths. Strap the coax
> bundle to each one using nylon cable ties looped through pipe clamps
> nailed or screwed (galvanized) to the 2x4x6's. This will keep your
> bundle off the roof and will restore the natural flow of your roof.
> wood does not have to be fastened to the roof since the weight of the
> cables will hold them in place.
> Joe Leikhim
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