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[Towertalk] coax dummy load dielectric

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Subject: [Towertalk] coax dummy load dielectric
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Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 13:52:31 US/Eastern
There is a liquid which is a oil base compound that we used to call transformer 
oil. We used to get the stuff from the local power company to fill our newly 
built Heath CanTennas (dummy load). Does anyone else remember this stuff.


> In a message dated 8/9/02 5:40:30 AM Pacific Daylight Time, 
> writes:
> > 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.
>     Hmm, might be flammable. Most of the liquid-filled dummy loads I've seen 
> used mineral oil from the drugstore.
> Cheers,
> Steve   K7LXC
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