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Subject: [TowerTalk] flexible coax
From: (Press Jones)
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2001 10:13:49 -0600
Tom, I think you will find that it is our flexible version of RG217.
A "mini tower or mast close to the tower and high enough so the loop will
just clear the ground at 0 degrees and have a bit of slack at 360 degrees
is relatively simple and effective. Plastic sleeves such as the power
company uses on guy wires could be used on the tower legs to minimize
abraision during rotation.

Press Jones, N8UG - The Wireman, Inc., 261 Pittman Rd, Landrum, SC 29356
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On Thu, 15 Mar 2001 07:36:24 -0600 "Sain'T Tom" <>
> What is the biggest, lowest loss coax that is flexible enough to use 
> in a
> rotor loop?
> What coax is typically used in a rotating tower installation, and 
> how is it
> installed so as not to drag along the ground.
> Thanks
> Tom K4RV
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