[TowerTalk] Rotator loops

WA3GIN wa3gin at comcast.net
Sat Feb 27 08:22:54 PST 2010

I've always thought it would be interesting to use a short piece of the 
nycoil bracketed to the tower just below the top of the tower and pass the 
antenna coax through the nycoil to reduce the stress on the coax but it has 
never been a problem...the coax has always outlasted the antennas,...;-) 
The up and down stretch of the nycoil with LMR inside seems to be much less 
of an issue than the twist-turn that would be experienced on a rotating 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "jimlux" <jimlux at earthlink.net>
To: "Joe Subich, W4TV" <lists at subich.com>
Cc: <n4zr at contesting.com>; "'Tower and HF antenna construction topics.'" 
<towertalk at contesting.com>
Sent: Saturday, February 27, 2010 10:37 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rotator loops

> Joe Subich, W4TV wrote:
>> Having designed and built those trucks for a few years, there
>> are two issues here:

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