I've used some of this wire for high-tensile fence wire. It doesn't
stretch as much as soft aluminum wire does and retains tension placed
on it over a long period of time, so I think it would suffice under
the circumstances you mention.
If someone was to use it for Beverage antennas, it would last quite an
extensive period of time.
Quoting "Roger (K8RI)" <K8RI-on-TowerTalk@tm.net>:
> 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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