On Thu, 8 Jul 2010 09:11:01 -0400, Craig Clark wrote:
>What rotor cable to use? (Dan Bookwalter)
>I'd use 16/18.
I studied the specs for the rotor to understand how much
resistance it could tolerate and bought the least expensive
cable that met that spec. I have a 375 ft run to a Yaesu rotor.
What I ended up using was #14 for the 250 ft that was on the
ground (el-cheapo house wiring cable), and some very nice 8-
conductor #18 (inexpensive at a surplus house) that went up the
tower, doubling up on the pairs that turned the motor and using
single conductors on the three wires to the sensing pot.
73, Jim K9YC
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