[RFI] R: [TowerTalk] Using Split Beads

Maurizio Panicara Maurizio Panicara" <i4jmy@iol.it
Sat, 13 Nov 1999 14:13:34 +0100

-----Messaggio Originale-----
Da: Herb Rosenberg <herbr@netcom.com>
A: <towertalk@contesting.com>; <rfi@contesting.com>
Data invio: sabato 13 novembre 1999 5.57
Oggetto: [TowerTalk] Using Split Beads

> I ordered some material 43 split beads to place on rg8 coax.  It appeared
> to me that the coax had an outside diameter of 3/8 of an inch, so that
> was the size of split bead I ordered.  Now that I have the beads, the
> inside "hole" of the split beams is a bit small for the outside diameter
> the coax.
> So, my question is, is it essential that both halves of the split bead
> actually touch each other

Yes, if a gap exist, the flux is dramatically reduced and the inductance
minimized to a useless value.

Mauri I4JMY

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