In a message dated 99-08-29 13:00:58 EDT, email@example.com writes:
> I didn't find this subject in the FAQs. Let's say I go for something
> like LMR-500 or even 600 for feedline and UF-B for rotor control. How
> deep would they need to be buried, if bare (not in PVC)? I'm told the
> frost line around here could be 30 inches, but I can't believe buryable
> cables have to go that deep.
Well, the guys in New England know more about this than I do but I think
the problem is that the freeze-thaw cycle will cause objects to rise and
occasionally pop up to the surface. In order to avoid this, you have to have
buried objects below the frostline. Frost heaves are part of that phenomena.
Cheers, Steve K7LXC
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