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Subject: [Towertalk] coax dummy load dielectric
From: (Steve Katz)
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 07:08:28 -0700
Although mineral oil works, and I've even heard of people using vegetable
oil (must smell nice when it gets hot), I use Shell Diala dielectric oil.
Since nobody will sell me only a gallon and it comes in 55 gallon drums, I
get it for free from the local electric substation manager...they have drums
of it and don't seem to mind draining a gallon for me every now and then.

> I have a new to me Bird 8135 load  rated at 150 watts.. it required that
> the
> diaphragm and  O ring seals be replaced.. what type of oil might I use  ..
> I
> am thinking of using Mobil one.. any suggestions please..  thanx  mac/mc
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