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Re: 660/46 at 1700 kHz ??

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  • Hue Miller
    Loop Antenna News and Information ForumIs it really necessary to use Litz at those frequencies? Also, why the procedure which uses a rag to wipe the soldered
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 17, 2013
      Loop Antenna News and Information Forum
      Is it really necessary to use Litz at those frequencies?
      Also, why the procedure which uses a rag to wipe the soldered point?
      I have never  worked with 46 ga. but it seems to me you would want to
      avoid anything that might break the strands exiting the solder point.
      -Hue
    • Everettsharp
      When you heat the Litz wire you are melting/burning the varnish insulation on each wire strand, which leaves a lot of ash/cobs of black crap. I have soldered
      Message 2 of 2 , Feb 17, 2013
        When you heat the Litz wire you are melting/burning the varnish insulation on each wire strand, which leaves a lot of ash/cobs of black crap. I have soldered well over 200 to 300 Litz wire ends and have never broken one strand, that I know of. 

        Everett

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        On Feb 17, 2013, at 5:03 AM, "Hue Miller" <kargo_cult@...> wrote:

         

        Is it really necessary to use Litz at those frequencies?
        Also, why the procedure which uses a rag to wipe the soldered point?
        I have never  worked with 46 ga. but it seems to me you would want to
        avoid anything that might break the strands exiting the solder point.
        -Hue

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