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Re: Antenna aluminum rod source?



I have used this place several times and the quality is great and shipping
is fast!


https://wpb1.webproductionsinc.com/asapsource/secure/store/wpbec_dynamicIndex.asp

73!

Paul
KB3NDS

On 3/21/07, W4UPD <w4upd@bristor-assoc.com> wrote:
>
> I concur. I have bought and still have a supply that I acquired from
> Texas Tower and the price including shipping was reasonable.
>
> Regards,
>
> Reid, W4UPD
>
> Steve Holly wrote:
> > Hi Alan,
> >
> > Texas Towers has T6 for $0.35/ft.
> >
> >  http://www.texastowers.com/aluminum.htm
> >
> > I ordered a few dozen 6 foot lengths a couple of years ago and use it
> > for rugged cheap yagis. Works great!
> >
> > 73,
> > Steve WI2W
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org] On
> > Behalf Of Alan P. Biddle
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 10:22 PM
> > To: AMSAT-BB
> > Subject: [amsat-bb] Antenna aluminum rod source?
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have already done the Google, but was wondering if anyone can
> > recommend a good source of aluminum rods in small quantities for use in
> > antennas?  In particular, 3/16" round stock, made of what is usually
> > referred to as aircraft T-5 or T-6 aluminum.  The local sources so far
> > have turned out to be rather soft alloys rather than the springy stuff
> > used in beams, etc.  And of course any firm with the word "aircraft" in
> > the name wants 10-20X times the price.
> >
> >
> > Alan
> > WA4SCA
> >
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