[Antennaware] Re: [TowerTalk] Velocity factor of insulated #14 stranded wire

Gene Smar ersmar at comcast.net
Sun Jun 20 22:05:34 EDT 2004


     I recall a figure more like 97% (3% shortening) for insulated wire.  I
got this figure some time ago here on TT.

73 de
Gene Smar  AD3F

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Tippett" <btippett at alum.mit.edu>
To: <antennaware at contesting.com>; <towertalk at contesting.com>
Sent: Sunday, June 20, 2004 7:00 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Velocity factor of insulated #14 stranded wire

> I know the new version of Eznec 4.0 handles this
> but does anyone know the correction factor for insulated
> #14 stranded wire (a la Home Depot).  My guess is that
> it is about 95% but does anyone know for sure?
> 73,  Bill  W4ZV
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