> 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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