Nott now distributes Copperweld grounding wire. This wire has been used by the electric utility industry for many years and just
now comes to broadcasting. Standard Copperweld wire is not annealed, making it very springy. However, the ground wire is annealed and
handles just like pure copper wire. It can also be silver soldered like pure copper. Tests indicate erosion may occur at the ends of
buried wires but will go no more than two wire diameters into the metal. In the case of #10 wire, this is less than 1/4". RF current
travels only on the outer surface of a wire due to skin effect, so most of the current will be flowing in the copper skin. Bending it
into a sharp radius does not cause the copper skin to crack. Wrap it as tightly as needed, then silver-solder it.
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