Couldn't resist jumping in on this one. For many years I have just
run a couple of wraps of tape around the coax that is in direct
contact with the tower. Then on top of the tape I wrap and twist one
turn of #8-12 solid conductor wire. Not too tight that you distort
coax but I have this stuff up for years and no problem.
On Wed, 8 Dec 2004 22:15:41 -0000, David Robbins K1TTT <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Never use the electrical black tape, moisture collects under the tape
> > and rusts the metal.
> > Believe me, I had a 40 foot Delhi and it was rusted on every place
> > the tape was, otherwise it was clean.
> must not have been very good galvanizing. I have used electrical tape
> for 20 years on rohn towers and the only difference when I remove it is
> that the galvanizing is shinier under the tape.
> David Robbins K1TTT
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Tnx es 73
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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