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Re: [TowerTalk] Ground Radials Insulated or Not

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Ground Radials Insulated or Not
From: Gary Schafer <>
Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2004 20:52:57 -0500
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Roger on that Don, you got it! I wrote in a hurry. Glad it was decipherable.

Gary  K4FMX

Don Havlicek wrote:
Hmmm ... seems to me that ONE TIME less means it will carry NO CURRENT.
What in heck does '2.5 times less' mean?
I'm lost!

[perhaps you meant 1/2.5 AS MUCH and 1/6.4 AS MUCH and 1/16 th AS MUCH?]


Gary Schafer wrote:

#6 wire is often recommended to carry the current to ground.
#10 will carry 2.5 times less.
#18 will carry 6.4 times less than #10.
#18 will carry 16 times less than #6.


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