[time-nuts] 60kHz Loop antenna

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Oct 4 07:49:44 UTC 2010

In message <61314. at popaccts.quikus.com>, "J. Fors
ter" writes:

>Before I got the cannonical antenna for my Austron LORAN Rx, I used a
>roughly 30" square of 3/4" Cu tubing threaded with a bunch of #18
>insulated hookup wire. The slick glop electricians use helped a lot. What
>a mess though.

Telephone cable i neat for big loop-antennas:  You get the shield,
and up to 1000 colorcoded and patchable wires all ready to go, all
you need to do is patch them together with an offset of one.

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