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[TowerTalk] K-factor Revisited

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Subject: [TowerTalk] K-factor Revisited
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Date: Mon, 1 Mar 1999 11:16:27 EST
In a message dated 99-03-01 11:08:25 EST, writes:

> Interesting discussion. Would anyone care to comment on what one could 
> expect
>  from the new Yaseu rotor torque/vibration/shock dampening accessory for 
> their
>  medium and high end rotors? (I understand that it goes between the mounting
>  bracket and the bottom of the rotor.)
>  Which rotor ratings would you expect it would improve and by how much?
        When I was at Hy-Gain, we estimated that a torque dampener would add
about 25% capacity to a rotator. Historically, very few devices like this have
survived real world applications. 

Cheers,  Steve   K7LXC

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