At 05:33 PM 2/17/97 -0500, Bill Coleman AA4LR wrote:
>>From: Roger L. Elowitz, K2JAS@worldnet.att.net
>>Ask any old-timer and he'll tell you what really happens..... The stuff you
>>get in tubes and 1/2-pint cans of "rf grease".... REALLY DOES WORK... BUT,
>>and here is the kicker... ONLY FOR TWO OR THREE WEEKS.
>If any sort of grease had ANY affect on wind resistance, airliners would
>be covered with it.
>Think about it -- what do you think is the major expensive of any
>airliner (other than the capital investment in the airplanes)?
>The SHAPE of the coax is what causes the wind resistance, as any student
>of aerodynamics can tell you. The condition of the surface isn't as
>important in the first approximation.
Bill, I think you missed the tongue in cheek tone of this thread.......
73 de Terry KK6T
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