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Re: [TowerTalk] Aluminum Wire

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Aluminum Wire
From: "Tom Rauch" <>
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Date: Sat, 22 May 2004 15:30:01 -0400
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> It's thin, yes.  But it's also unruly... I'm prettty sure
> aluminum clad steel, like copperclad.
> > The wire in my HyGain 40m looks several times thicker.
> It probably is.

I'd stay away from a thin wire. Linear loading is bad enough
with a conductor having large surface area. I wouldn't use
anything thinner than Hygain originally uses.

Strength is only a small part of the equation.


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