[AMRadio] old to new wire


Jim Wilhite w5jo at brightok.net
Fri Apr 4 09:39:11 EDT 2014


Put the end of the old wire in some vinegar and leave for a while.  The 
vinegar will remove the oxidation and leave the wire shiny which will take 
solder.  It does take a while on stranded wire to get in and around the 
individual wires in the bundle.

73

Jim
W5JO

-----Original Message----- 
From: Jack Schrader


Is there a proven way to make a good connection, electrically, between a 
corroded old piece of stranded wire and a new piece of new copper wire?

I want to lengthen my 40 m dipole to a 75 m dipole.

73

Jack
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