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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Cable loss revisted.
From: "Tod -ID" <>
Reply-to: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2010 07:50:16 -0700
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Really good advice -  Memory is the second thing to go.

Tod, K0TO

> I took a hint  from W2PV... and all cables are now well 
> documented.   I measure everything, including Capacitance  
> between  center conductor
> and braid, dc resistance, calibrated watt meter reading at 
> far ends [ on at least 80-20-10m], initial install date, when 
> coax was initially purchased,
> from who, and how much $$,  which brand connector's used,  
> exact water proof method employed, etc.    You can laugh, but 
> 6  yrs down the road,
> when you suspect something is amiss, you now have a bench 
> mark /reference.. to compare to.   Ditto for all control cables too. 
> later...... Jim  VE7RF
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