At 04:59 PM 10/10/2005, David Hachadorian wrote:
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>From: "Barry Merrill" <email@example.com>
>Sent: Monday, October 10, 2005 9:14 PM
>Subject: [TowerTalk] Wire size for 800 meter long wire
> > So, what can I do? Is there a strong, light wire that
> > will work for 800 meters with 50 foot sag?
>How about something like monofilament fishing line or weedwhacker line
>used as a messenger cable for a lightweight copper or aluminum wire?
>Just an idea.
There is some metallized aramid available.. It was used in a space tether
experiment, but I suspect the stuff is used for something else. You
probably don't want to spend the bucks for the spaceflight qualified item.
They also make cables with an aramid strength member for operating ROVs
>My other thought is that a simple vertical would probably work better,
>at least in the directions toward the seawater.
>Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
>See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
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>any questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless Weather
Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions
and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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