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Finally!!! I've been looking for something comprehensive that I could adapt for kite use! You've put it all together in one easy to read place!
I didn't realize i used uncouted wire i thought it would help the signial strength. Thank for your help.
Are you referring to the #12 copper for the elements? If so, you only need to strip ends where you make connections, the plastic insulation has no effect on signal reception.
This is a trivial detail, but in your description of PVC glue you state that super glue works the same way (by dissolving or melting the base material so that it fuses as one piece when the glue dries). Super glue generally refers to a cyanoacrylate (CA) adhesive. These do not work the same as a solvent based PVC or ABS glue. CA adhesives are initiated by ambient water and polymerize to form acrylic plastic. PVC cements are usually solvents with plastic fillers which dissolve base plastic meterial allowing separate parts to flow into each other before the solvent evaporates and the base plastics harden into a joined piece.tldr: super glue is totally different than PVC cement!
Hi, started today building a QFH, looking at this tutorial i was also wondering about the copper wire!Anyone can explain please?
you never said anything up above about using unshielded copper wire
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