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Subject: Inductance... was Re: [TowerTalk] Station Ground
From: "Jim Lux" <>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 21:12:51 -0800
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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Station Ground

> It doesn't matter if conductors are round or flat. It is the surface
> area that counts for low inductance. Of course a flat conductor will
> have less copper for a given amount of surface area compared to a round
> conductor.

Shape does matter, though..It's not just surface area. The same amount of
copper as a flat bar will have a different inductance (I think less) than
the same thickness of copper rolled into a tube.

One can also go to extremes like Litz wire.


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