In a message dated 8/12/02 7:49:28 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> Can you wind the coax + Ctrl cable around the mast like a telephone cord so
> that it unwinds when the rotor is turned the opposite direction?
Yes. This is the alternative to the typical big rotation loop (that can
hook on tower bits).
> does the coax couple to the mast/tower in some undesireable way?
Mechanically or electrically? Not really.
> I have seen those commercial TV trucks with microwave dishes and the cable
> is coiled around the mast. Wonder if it is a whole different deal?
Same deal. Don't wrap the cables tightly around the mast - just have 2-3
lazy loops of cables around the mast and it'll be just fine.
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