Topband: Wire Guage vs Resistance
Mon, 30 Jul 2001 02:09:08 EDT

Hi All

I blindly quoted from the note under a graph fig 3.10 in  Moxon's book in a 
posting yesterday stating that RF resistance was proportional to 

However there is an inconsistency since in the text it quotes that R for a 
given length of wire is "Inversely Proportional" to surface area  ( - which 
of course is circumference x length !) 

Hence thinner wire has less surface area and more resistance.

My copy is a first edition dated 1982 but I dont know if the note was changed 
in later editions.

Apologies for any misunderstanding

Bob Parkes

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