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Subject: [TowerTalk] Re: feedline strain-relief
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2004 10:14:36 -0700 (PDT)
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For a span of RG-213 like that, I would use some 1/8
inch steel cable as a "messenger cable" and attach the
coax to it. The coax doesn't have the strength for
that king of pulling forces. Imagine it whipping in
high winds or with an inch if ice on it. 

Stew K3ND

--- Gordon BAtey <GPBatey@COMPUSERVE.COM> wrote:
> Paul            
> There is a device made by KELLEMS used for
> supporting electrical 
> cables.  Any major electrical contractor supply
> house should be able 
> to supply one for you.
> It would seem that the model 30098 (good for 5/8 to
> 3/4 "dia) would serve 
> your purpose.  You might want to consider a slightly
> larger one and 
> pad the line to minimize the possibility of damage
> to the RG-213.
> 73 Gordon WA4FJC
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