Really big coils- VA3LK
Robert E. Seastrom
31 Jul 2000 23:16:46 -0400
Might make a Damn Fine primary for a tesla coil in the 40-50' range.
Hal, can we set this up at your place?
"Paul A. Cianciolo" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Hello Folks,
> I wonder if anyone has tried building a really big coil out of CATV line.
> I can easily be formed into 3 or 4 foot dia circles and even more. With the
> right lenght to
> dia. ratio yield a very hi Q coil. The cable diameter .5" to 1.125" and is
> relatively light.
> Might be OK for base loading. Any ideas on this crazy scheme.
> Also has anyone heard VA3LK on 137.710. I am very dissapointed that I
> cannot hear/see him using
> Spectran 4.0 and a 200 foot long wire. I heard that there was a good signal
> in Western PA and also that someone
> 1100 miles away recently copied him I gotta be doing something wrong.
> 137.710 correct with 800 Hz CW note?
> Also no sign of his friend 14 Hz down.
> I am open to suggestions... please help
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