[TowerTalk] Feedline

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Mon Feb 20 10:22:56 EST 2006

At 06:07 AM 2/20/2006, wf3h at comcast.net wrote:
>OK I know this has the potential to open a can of worms, but I'm going to 
>put up a nice tower about 100-200' from the station.  I need a good 
>feedline that is low loss and easy to work with. Hardline is not an option.

Are you cost limited? How many feedlines? Will the feedline be underground, 
and if so, in conduit or direct burial?

>I will be feeding both HF and VHF antennas.
>Also, I'll be putting in a rotator (Ham IV). Any good rotator cable?
Same sort of questions.  For example, 14/3 Romex is often available very 
inexpensively in 100ft boxes.  A couple runs gives you 6 wires.

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