[Fwd: LF Loading Coils]

David V. Rogers dvrogers@bellatlantic.net
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indeed that is pretty cheap. Not only could it be used for loading
coils  (where the resistance impacts on the Q), but more importantly for
transmitting loops, where the resistance is most important as we are
talking about impedance of about 1 ohm at 136 Khz
Why don't you put it on the amrad reflector?

David V. Rogers wrote:

> Andre:
> A suggestion, looking for comments.  I noticed that Home Depot
> sells fifty-foot rolls of 1/4-inch copper tubing for $17.  It
> occurs to be that this would be ideal for antenna loading coils
> for LF work, and usable outside.  It would be ideal for
> high-current skin-effect and does not weigh that much (support
> would not be difficult).  Might this be of interest?
> Dave