Topband: Binocular Core

Tom Rauch w8ji at
Tue Oct 16 23:10:59 EDT 2007

> A few weeks back I bought some mix 73 binocular cores 
> through the
> generosity of Wolfert, WR8K, and this afternoon I finally 
> got around
> to using one of them.  My dilemma was the insulation 
> required to
> place in each hole to keep from scratching the enameled 
> wire. The
> thriving metropolis of Lufkin, TX isn't quite the place 
> one would go
> searching for teflon tubing, and it was too late to search 
> for shrink
> tubing, even if it could be found.

Just use small wirewrap wire with Teflon insulation or use 
small gauge pvc or plastic insulated wire.

There isn't any rule that requires enamel so long as the 
wire fits the holes.

73 Tom

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