On 4/16/2012 3:54 PM, Bob Ad5vj wrote:
> I was always told to use flat braid for station grounds in years past for RF
> purposes and if you didnt have any, make it from coax braid.
Actually braid is NOT a good choice for bonding grounds outdoors,
because it corrodes so quickly. The better choice is wide flat copper
ribbon -- it lowers inductance a bit (but ONLY a bit) as compared to a
round conductor of equivalent cross section, and doesn't corrode as
quickly as braid.
73, Jim K9YC
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