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Re: [TowerTalk] OR2800 rotor cable

To: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] OR2800 rotor cable
From: "Jim Brown" <>
Reply-to: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 08:04:24 -0700
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On Thu, 22 Apr 2010 10:49:59 -0400, Les Kalmus wrote:

>These pulses are a notorious source of noise when the rotator is in motion.
>M2 recommends shielded cable, i.e. RG-58 to suppress that noise.

Interesting. That's very different from shielded twisted pair. Question: Is 
the circuit ground-referenced? If so, RG58 is probably the best solution. If 
it's balanced, a good twisted pair should work as well. 


Jim K9YC


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