More on Litz Wire

Paul Rinaldo
Sun, 26 Apr 1998 11:37:00 +0200 (MET DST)

Attn: Hal Feinstein,

Trash that idea of revisiting Ulyses S. Ascii's life story. Litz
seems to have sparked interest.

73, Paul, 4U/W4RI

On Sat, 25 Apr 1998, lemaster wrote:

> Litz wire for the VLF inductors is covered
> also in Watt's book and in "Antenna Engineering Handbook" by
> Richard Johnson (1993). The details of Litz on the
> antenna tuning variometer are described and says copper tubing
> can be used if the losses can be tolerated and connections welded.
> Details of the aluminum clad and combination aluminum/steel
> antenna conductors are also described. Litz seems to be essential
> for the very high power VLF rigs.
> The example on the New England Electric Wire page shows
> an example calculation at 100Khz where the AC resistance is
> reduced from 51.3 ohms to 2.79 ohms/1000ft using Litz.