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[TowerTalk] Radial connections and insulation

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Radial connections and insulation
From: (Rolfe Tessem)
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 1997 14:04:28 -0400
James W. Fisher, Jr. wrote:
> I'm putting up a number of verticals in free-standing and 4-square formats.
>  My future radial fields will include some elevated systems where practical
> and not too obtrusive plus some on-the-surface systems. For some,  I may
> use the ON4UN-described combined approach of two elevated radials plus an
> extensive ground radial system (the latter connected to the shack end of a
> coax choke feeding the antenna).
> Question 1: what commercial or homebrew approaches are appropriate for
> connecting a growing number (as I get time) of radials at the center of the
> field?  I seem to recall an aluminum wheel with 32 bolts at the perimeter
> but don't know if or where such a thing is available now.

Lance Johnson Engineering sells this, although it's 25 bolts rather than 32.

(303) 646-4630 or

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