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Re: [TowerTalk] SteppIR problem

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] SteppIR problem
From: Peter Dougherty <>
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2007 17:24:51 -0400
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At 05:12 PM 06/10/2007, wrote:

>A very wise man and fellow TT (K7LXC) suggested I post
>my challenge here to the group...maybe somebody will
>have a new idea that I've not explored.
>Last week we put up a new 4L SteppIR with a 40/30
>dipole.  The antenna is approximately 500 feet from
>the shack.  SteppIR control line is used, continously
>without any accessories inserted, running through 3
>inch conduit (not that that makes any difference).

Just wondering what gauge of control wire did you use? 500 feet is a 
LONG run and I'm guessing you'll need something heavier than 
"average" cable runs. I'm also hoping you're feeding this with some 
type of hardline!




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