|To:||"Martin Sole" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Subject:||Re: [TowerTalk] CAT 5 as Rotator cable|
|From:||Bill Coleman <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 23 Jun 2004 08:07:13 -0400|
On Jun 17, 2004, at 7:41 PM, Martin Sole wrote:
What I don't have is anything really suitable to connect my Yaesu G800SDX to
I've used bell cable (the predecessor to CAT3) to connect up an AR22 rotator before. used it for 6 years without a problem.
You may or may not have a problem with exposure to the weather, depending on conditions.
The biggest concern is whether or not there's sufficient current-carrying capability for your rotator in the wire sizes available in CAT5 cable, particularly for a 55m run.
Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Quote: "Not within a thousand years will man ever fly!" -- Wilbur Wright, 1901
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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