[RFI] Auto quieting

Roger (K8RI) k8ri at rogerhalstead.com
Mon Oct 12 02:21:04 EDT 2015

I used plain old Al clad Steel telephone wire (the kind on the green 
insulators) for years and was happy with it. I had nothing with which to 
compare it and nothing else to use anyway for my first few years as a ham.


Roger  (K8RI)

On 10/11/2015 2:41 AM, KD7JYK DM09 wrote:
> : "Great" compared to what?
> Exceptional compared to nothing at all or something worse.
> : Many years ago, zip cord was measured by ARRL
> : Labs and found to be fairly lossy -- 3.9 dB/100 ft at 14 MHz -- with Zo
> : of 105 ohms. A low dipole (1/4 wave high or less) typically has
> : feedpoint Z of 50 ohms or lower, so it's not a very good match.
> Irrelevant in the mentioned applications.
> Kurt
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