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[TowerTalk] Coax

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Coax
From: (Bill Hider)
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2001 16:25:06 +0100
Before installation, I drill several 1/4 inch holes in the conduit at the
low-points of the run to exit the water.

Bill, N3RR
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From: alsopb <>
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Sent: Saturday, April 28, 2001 1:39 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Coax

> Guys,
> I've seen two schools of thought in running coax in PVC pipe.
> The first school thinks it protects the coax.
> The second school maintains it guarantees that the coax will sit in
> water.
> If coax is going to sit in water why bother.  They maintain it is
> impossible to keep moisture out of the pipe and it accumulates with
> time.  They suggest one design where the PVC pipe it it high in the
> center and tips either direction into dry wells at the end.  Even this
> design has problems when ground water table rises to the ends of the
> pipes.
> What is real world experience with this?
> 73 de Brian/K3KO

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