----- Original Message -----
From: "Gary Schafer" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Pat Barthelow" <email@example.com>
Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, January 14, 2005 8:16 PM
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
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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