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Re: [TowerTalk] Which type of cable for a crank-up tower?

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Which type of cable for a crank-up tower?
From: Ian White GM3SEK <>
Reply-to: Ian White GM3SEK <>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2011 22:36:17 +0000
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Dan Levin wrote:
>Of course, if I knew who made it I would just get the manual and do 
>what they say.  But I don't know who made it, so...
>I have an unidentified 65' crank-up tower, believed to be of English 
>origin.  It needs to be recabled.  The existing (original) cable 
>appears to be 5/16", but it might be 8mm or even 7mm (I am not where 
>the tower is, so I can't measure it exactly).  Definitely bigger than 
>1/4".  The tower lives in a very salty, island climate.
>I am trying to figure out what type of cable to use - not which size, 
>but which material and construction.

If the tower really is of English origin, you will probably find the 
answers here:



73 from Ian GM3SEK

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