[AMRadio] coils


Brett gazdzinski Brett.gazdzinski at mci.com
Tue Jan 10 09:13:30 EST 2006


Well, with thicker tubing, the outer layer will be thicker!
It would also be stronger and not sag if you have a longer larger coil.

No, I don't plan on coating the coil with anything.

Brett
N2DTS 

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Subject: Re: [AMRadio] coils

Thanks, Brett.
I understand that RF only travels through the very outer layer of a
conductor, called "skin effect", so thickness does not matter, just
surface area. BTW, are you going to silver plate or spray some kind of
clear-coat on your coil? 

73, Ed Richards K6UUZ
Simi Valley, Ca 93065
Home of the Air Force 1 pavilion




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