N0RQ asked about 18ga sprinkler cable for rotors.
I used this wire at my NC station to feed a T2X which was later repalced with
an M2 Orion. Worked fine on both rotors. I had about a 250-300 foot run and I
doubled up two conductors for the motor leads. If I'd started with the Orion
I'd have used 14-3 instead of the sprinkler cable though.
While bopping through Home Despot the other day I noticed they now carry the
sprinkler cable in 10 x 18ga and the cost is decent.
The small guage cat5 cables worked fine to feed numerous RCS8V boxes. Wire was
outside for a few years and the jacket on the cat5 was still perfect when we
took it all down.
See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless Weather
Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions
and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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