[TowerTalk] Marking Coax Cables
Fri, 2 Feb 2001 13:41:11 -0500
We purchased our marking tape at an electrical supply house. Seems
electricians use lots of this. The clear heat shrink is a good idea also.
This colored tape fades fast.
Bill Wall KC4UZ
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gerald Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "GALE STEWARD" <email@example.com>; "towertalk reflector"
Sent: Friday, February 02, 2001 8:31 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Marking Coax Cables
> Scotch 33 is available in many colors, red, yellow, blue, etc. Find a
> good supplier.
> Gerry, W6TER
> GALE STEWARD wrote:
> > I recently read that a good way to mark coax cables
> > (think it was at W4AN's station) used different
> > colored tape applied to the cables to show the
> > different bands, etc. I've been looking but have yet
> > to find a "set" of tape with more than three colors.
> > Since one of the colors was black, there were only two
> > colors available to use on black coax! It would be
> > nice to find a set with nine colors like the resistor
> > color code. Anyone ever run across something like
> > this?
> > 73, Stew K3ND
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