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Re: [TowerTalk] sprinkler system control

To: Tom_N2SR <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] sprinkler system control
From: Roger D Johnson <>
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 21:58:39 -0400
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Tom_N2SR wrote:
> Hello all, 
> Has anyone used sprinkler system control wire for buried runs out to a tower? 
> I'm currently building my station/antenna system, and I was recently looking 
> in 
> the electrical department of my local home improvement store.  They have 
> rolls of (I forget specifically) 8 cond #16 relatively cheap.  My thought is 
> that
> sprinkler system wire is designed to be buried, so why not?   
> I'm not sure it would hold up to UV though.  
> Thoughts?  Opine?
> Tom, N2SR
Hi Tom....

The sprinkler wire I purchased turned out to be copper plated steel. 
Much higher resistance
than pure copper.

73, Roger


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