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[CQ-Contest] What to build in a new shack???

Subject: [CQ-Contest] What to build in a new shack???
From: wrt@eskimo.com (Bill Turner, W7TI)
Date: Wed Mar 4 04:47:02 1998
On Tue, 3 Mar 1998 21:09:31 -0500, "Jim White, K4OJ" <k4oj@ij.net>
>you could, instead of having one or two of those concrete blocks under the
>window in the shack be blocks, have them be a thick of sheet brass or
>copper, which is grouted into the surrounding blocks.  Since the area under
>your window is not load bearing this is an ideal location for such a
>Have a sheet metal outfit prepare a piece with a bunch of holes drilled in
>it that are the right size to accommodate those barrel connectors with the
>two nuts on them that you see in the catalogues and in the flea markets,
>and have them drill several smaller holes - say 1/4", which will serve as
>homes for bolts/studs which you can use as grounding points - on the
>outside to go to grounding stakes...on the inside for your shack grounding
Or, rather than go to all that trouble and expense with brass, just
remove the glass from the window and replace it with a sheet of
plexiglas.  It's easier to drill, provides insulation for balanced
wire feeders, and when you're ready to sell the house, just put the
glass back.

73, Bill W7TI

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