[RFI] Radio "Grounding"
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Thu Aug 9 18:40:42 EDT 2007
Twisted power cable is a normal item available from most all
electrical and electronic suppliers. Most often it will be a high flex
or continuous flex cable and will have a matching price tag.
In the Allied 2007 catalog on page 439 is igus Chainflex Continuous
Flex Motor/Power cables in 12, 10, 8 and 6 AWG. There are many other
You can also get the twisted cable with shield if you like.
The shield does only a little and the twist does a lot to reduce interferance.
On 8/9/07, kd4e <doc at kd4e.com> wrote:
> Twisted two-conductor #10 DC cable?
> I have not seen twisted power cable before - is this something
> you do to an existing cable or do you buy it that way?
> If pre-made can you suggest a commercial source, please?
> Would a 95%+ shielded DC cable, grounded at both ends, be the
> effective equivalent?
> > We DO want a good bond of the shield of coax to the body AT THE
> > ANTENNA, we DO want the DC power pair (preferably TWISTED) to go
> > straight from the radio to the battery terminals, and we DO want
> > the body of the vehicle to be bonded together very well and at as
> > many points as possible.
> > 73, Jim Brown K9YC
> Thanks! & 73, doc, KD4E
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