With the rotator turned fully in one direction, make a coax loop about
one-half turn around the mast/tower top so it does NOT contact the
mast/tower top. Then rotate the antenna and the coax will turn to the
other one-half loop around the top.
Does that make sense? Not sure if I put it in good words, but it
works for me for over 40 years.
Quoting Paul Saville <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I have tried various configurations for a rotator coax loop, ranging
> from a 10ft length of coax hanging in a single loop from the boom, to
> rg58 wound fairly tight around the mast. It seems the optimum would be
> to drop the coax as close in to the mast as possible to reduce the
> turning radius, but far enough out to avoid snagging. Does anyone have
> any hints or clever suggestions?
> 73 Paul ZL3IN
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