I just put a little snip in the carpet and drilled a hole through the wooden
floor and pushed the coax and PL259 through the hole. In fact I have several
holes through the floor of the shack into the crawl space below.
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To: "Dan Evans" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, 21 October, 2010 10:50 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Bringing feedlines through the floor
>I lifted one edge of a real heating duct, then, with some prying,
> moved one side of the duct away from the opening and ran all the coax
> and control lines through the new opening which is below the floor
> Soon will need to run one ladder-line through that opening and not
> sure how well I can insulate it from the metal of the duct.
> Keep tuned.
> Quoting Dan Evans <email@example.com>:
>> This brings up an issue I hope to work on soon...
>> I will be running about 6 feedlines under my floor and up to my shack.
>> There will likely be two runs of LDF4 and probably 4 runs of RG8. The
>> SPG will be just outside the house, before the lines go under the floor.
>> I haven't decided yet best / neatest method of passing the lines through
>> the floor. I've considered cutting a 4x12 rectangular opening in the
>> floor about the same size as a heat duct, or something similar. Just
>> thought I would ask, "how do you do it?"
>> You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out!
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>> On 10/21/2010 9:06 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>> I'm willing to bet that the great majority of hams use an aluminum
>>> plate for SPG. Mine is 1/4" thick and replaces the foundation 'vent'
>>> under my shack window.
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