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Re: [TowerTalk] Non-metallic towers and guy wires

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Non-metallic towers and guy wires
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 17:15:52 +0100
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>Racing cars/bicycles have a lot of carbon products that are lightweight 
>but very strong - while an antenna modeling dream, a non-metallic tower 
>has financially got to be out of the question.

Not really.
The carbon fibers appear to be electrically conductive, albeit quite resistive.
Its not advisable to use carbon reinforced poles e.g. for quad spreaders
They are likely to disturb your antenna pattern.

73s Con DF4SA


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