In a message dated 2/28/01 8:40:35 PM Pacific Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Am planning on trying to put up 3 1/2 waves on 40mtrs. and wonder if
> anyone knows the maximum power that RG8X will handle on a relatively
> short run less than 100 feet....I know I would probably be better off
> with something like 213 or the like but am concerned with the weight
> factor....Anyone had any major meltdowns using the lighter feed line.
I've used the smaller RG-58 for legal limit low band antennas with no
problem. Anecdotally I'd say you'd be okay.
Cheers, Steve K7LXC
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