[AMRadio] #4 wire from mains? - they gotta be kidding


Jim Wilhite w5jo at brightok.net
Wed May 9 20:04:14 EDT 2007


Larry, my 2001 reference says 2% for voltage drop.  It also 
says that #8 in a three wire bundle will handle 40 amps.

Jim/W5JO



>
> I forgot to mention.
>
> If you size the wire for the current, the 5% rule comes in 
> at about 125 feet IF I remember correctly.
>
> Larry
>
> W3LW





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