Yes, I wrote the sentence to fast. I left out the info about magnetic field
Yes, metal will have the Faraday shield, but aluminum will not stop magnetic
fields. Therefore, steel is the choice.
Sorry for the confusion.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dean Jeutter" <email@example.com>
To: "Bill Hider (N3RR)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, September 02, 2002 4:29 PM
Subject: Re: [Towertalk] which box to use ?
> At 03:05 PM 9/2/2002 -0400, you wrote:
> Bill, not so. Any conductor can work as a Faraday (E-field) shield. But
> non-magnetic materials (eg: aluminum, copper, etc.) will not provide
> magnetic shielding - is that what you meant?
> 73, Dean K3GGN
> >Metal - and steel at that. Aluminum will not do the following:
> >With steel, you get the benefit of Faraday shield that you will not get
> >plastic or with aluminum.