Look for the same problem in larger wire, Jeffrey - it will be the same
copper at a greater weight, so the effect will be similar. We have sold
miles of 18 AWG solid copper clad steel (30%cu) for beverages over the
years and it works great. Cheap, too, at $37.00/1000ft. Other
choices(insulated, etc) available, too.
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On Thu, 25 Sep 1997 18:24:53 -0400 (EDT) Jeffrey Maass
>I just learned a lesson: don't use 18AWG wire on antennas under
>THE WIRE STRETCHES!
> 1) Use larger wire, #14 or #12;
> 2) "Walk the wire" regularly: check for all sorts of problems.
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