I measured the voltage at the rotator end of a 150 ft cable run, and noted how
the voltage was. Then I used a transformer to boost the voltage at the source.
result, the voltage at the rotator is right on.
You might consider this approach.
Wayne Greaves wrote:
> I have a 250 ft. (+/-) cable run to a TR-44 rotator. The spec says 1 Ohm
> max cable resistance for "proper operation". 19/29 stranding 16 gauge
> satisfies this requirement at 250 ft. Can anyone recommend a good (i.e.
> cheap) source? The best price I've been able to find so far is TX Towers
> with 2-#12, 6-#16 at $0.89/ ft. Mouser has the exact Belden cable (8621)
> but it's over $1.50/ ft. effectively! Only need 7-wire cable. Thanks.
> Wayne, WØZW
> 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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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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