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Re: [TowerTalk] Aluminum clad wire

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Aluminum clad wire
From: "Roger (K8RI)" <>
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2010 10:57:38 -0500
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On 12/30/2010 8:33 AM, Jack wrote:
> Would this work?
The typical "Depends".
This appears to be "soft" Al which means it's unlikely to handle much 
tension as you'd need for a center fed dipole with balun and RG-8 type coax.
half slopers and radials?  Probably work quite well.


Roger (K8RI)
> At 02:14 AM 12/30/2010, Grant Saviers wrote:
>> I've been looking for aluminum clad steel wire for an antenna project
>> and this led finally to a source for aluminum clad high tensile steel
>> ($90 for 3000'  11 ga).  Certainly a LOT cheaper than copper or
>> copperweld alternatives.

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