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Re: [TowerTalk] Aluminum clad wire

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Aluminum clad wire
From: Rik van Riel <>
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2010 12:04:51 -0500
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On 12/30/2010 10:57 AM, Roger (K8RI) wrote:
> 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.

My 80 meter loop is built from the 14 ga electric fence aluminum
wire bought at TSC.

It's been up for well over a year and has survived a few 60mph

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