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[CQ-Contest] Contesting from the basement

Subject: [CQ-Contest] Contesting from the basement
From: W4EF@dellroy.com (Michael Tope)
Date: Wed Jul 23 11:54:02 2003
> Just a few comments on Kelly's message. 10/3 is really too large for
> the 240 line, unless you have a California QRP rig somewhere.
> >

That's funny when I told a friend that I was thinking of running
8/3 or 6/3 to my shack, he scoffed and asked why I was
bothering with such small wire. He recommened that I go with
at least #1AWG conductors :):)

Only in California I guess.

73 de Mike, W4EF/6..................................

> > What makes cabling simple is the accessibility of the rim joist, which
> > most homes is the only member you need go through to pass a cable duct
(or a
> > bulkhead, if you're into SPG).
> This is good idea, but I would not recommend a duct. It's more time,
> but just drill through the lower part of the rim joist, to the
> outside. If it's brick exterior, start on the outside and drill
> through the mortar.

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