Have 266 strand copper flex wire for sale.Asking$1.00 per foot. this is number
8 wire. Have bare or insulated
> ? ? ?That gauge wire is a waste for shunt-feeding. ?If flexible is what you
> want, you can use #14 insulated stranded wire from Home Despot. ?Probably
> around $20 for a 500 foot spool by now, but plenty flexible. ?
> ? ? You might have heard/read that thick shunt wires provide better
> match/greater bandwidth/increased stamina, etc. ?Just hang two or more of the
> thinner wires off some kind of insulating support (PVC or wood come to mind)
> off the tower and tie the top and bottom ends together to form a shunt wire
> with a larger effective diameter. ?
> ? ? OOT (one other thing): ?Keep your shunt wire(s) an appreciable distance
> away from the tower face. ?My wires (I use two in parallel) are two feet off
> the Trylon tower face; I've seen others as much as five feet away. ?I'm sure
> modeling will tell you why this is preferred; I just followed others'
>Gene Smar ?AD3F
>> About a year ago I went to a local audio store to buy speaker wire. ?While
>> there, I spotted a large spool of bare #8 stranded that was very, very
>> flexible. ?
>> It appeared to be more woven than stranded.
>> I'll be shunt feeding my crankup tower soon, and I thought that I'd use that
>> particular wire, since, due to it's limpness, it would just fall to the
>> instead of looping about when the tower was down.
>> Went back to the store today and was told that they no longer carry that
>> wire. ?
>> I asked where they got it, and they wouldn't say.
>> So, anyone have an idea where I can get this magic "limp" bare copper wire
>> #8? ?
>> I've looked on E-Bay and done several Googles.
>> TIA, Barrie, W7ALW
>> See: http://www.mscomputer.com ?for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
>> Stations", and lot's more. ?Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any
>> and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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