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Re: [TowerTalk] Looking For LMR-400UF

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Looking For LMR-400UF
From: Steve Maki <>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 20:26:00 -0400
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Eric - VE3GSI wrote:

> Hi Steve,
> In part, you stated:

>> I use it (LMR-400UF) for rotator loops - 

> So can I assume you mean a loop from a hard-line feeder to the beam around a
> rotor?
> Now, I seem to remember reading that LMR-400 has a limited bend life. In
> fact, the LMR-400 I have on a roll is quite stiff. So I opted for Super 8,
> similar to the 9913 flex cable for my rotor jumpers from the Heliax to the
> beam. I am not trying to be critical of your statement, but did I overlook
> something in my research?
> Any of you other fellows wish to 'chime in' and add to the knowledge base?

Yes, I've got 7/8" Heliax going up the towers, and LMR-400UF from there 
to the antenna feedpoints.

LMR-400UF *Superflex* is probably similar to what you use - it's got a 
stranded center conductor and rubber-like jacket - nothing like regular 

Steve K8LX


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