[time-nuts] 60kHz Loop antenna
jfor at quik.com
Mon Oct 4 13:34:26 UTC 2010
When I designed mine maybe 20 years ago, I did consider using something
like phone cable and ribbon cable, but there was a good performance reason
for using the heavier wire. Sadly I can't recall why right now.
> In message <61322.214.171.124.2.1286146064.squirrel at popaccts.quikus.com>, "J.
> 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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