[TowerTalk] RG-316 choke cables

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Thu Feb 1 22:41:17 EST 2007

At 02:24 PM 2/1/2007, Bob Alexander wrote:
>RG316 is a .1" diameter cable with an unlikely 1250 Watt average power
>rating at 10 MHz.
>Has anyone used short lengths of this cable to make choke baluns for low
>band use?
>My searches have yielded no info.
>73, Bob, W5AH

It's used a lot for transmission line transformers.  The high power 
rating is because the insulation and dielectric has a high 
temperature rating, so even though it gets hot, it doesn't melt.

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