Surely its sensible to run all underground cables in a cheap PVC etc. water
pipe. Then, you can change or add cables at a later date quite easily.
Also, it gives added protection against future gardening attacks by the
Don't forget to leave a draw-string in the pipe, as this makes it much
add extra cables later.
73s Tim EI8IC
----- Original Message -----
> In a message dated 4/27/01 6:09:05 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> << What coax should I use for running it underground? How deep? Should it
> be enclosed in PVC pipe or similar? Any help would be appreciated.
> Mike N3HR
> The designation ''AU"at the end of the coax number used to signify a
> covering with a "non-migrating softening or plasticizing agent" to the
> dielectric that was claimed good for 15 years or more buried. If I could
> some cheap shrink on tubing I'd still cover the entire coax outside.
> can still get in the pipe but its cheap. I do that at the beam for about
> 10'. k7gco
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