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[TowerTalk] Very long wire

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Very long wire
From: (Chuck Dietz)
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 1997 19:47:15 -0500
It ain't straight!  I would angle it down to a good ground & put a noise
bridge on it...

Chuck, KZ5MM (ex KE5FI)

george fremin iii wrote:

> Hi,
> Last year the local phone company burried a new telephone
> line that feeds the house that is at the W5KFT ranch.
> W5KFT aksed them to leave the old phone line and  poles
> in place.  I am sure they were more than happy that
> they did not get to take them out.
> Anyway the point is we now have a really long wire.
> I intented to hook it up and play with it.  I was wondering
> if any of the computer programs out there could model it
> with any sucess and to see if anyone wants to give it a shot.
> The poles are about 20' high and the telephone wires
> are run either on each side of the poles or on some of
> the run one above the other.  The wire runs WNW for about
> a mile and then at least another mile or more North.
> I am also wondering what the thoughts are about feeding
> just one wire or feeding both in parallel.
> Thanks
> --
> George Fremin III
> Austin, Texas C.K.U.     "It is hard to be in one place at the same
> time."
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