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[Towertalk] which box to use ?

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Subject: [Towertalk] which box to use ?
From: (Bill Hider (N3RR))
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2002 23:45:22 -0400
Yes, I wrote the sentence to fast.  I left out the info about magnetic field
for aluminum.

Yes, metal will have the Faraday shield, but aluminum will not stop magnetic
fields.  Therefore, steel is the choice.

Sorry for the confusion.

Bill, N3RR

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dean Jeutter" <>
To: "Bill Hider (N3RR)" <>
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.

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