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PostSubject: Lw20 query    Lw20 query  Icon_minitimeSun Jan 24, 2021 2:53 pm

Does it matter if a metal shed is underneath the long wire,
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PostSubject: Re: Lw20 query    Lw20 query  Icon_minitimeSun Jan 24, 2021 4:12 pm

How close to the shed ?.
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PostSubject: Re: Lw20 query    Lw20 query  Icon_minitimeSun Jan 24, 2021 4:17 pm

Probably be 10ft below the wire
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PostSubject: Re: Lw20 query    Lw20 query  Icon_minitimeSun Jan 24, 2021 5:54 pm

If the unun is screwed to the wall, and the wire travels down the garden, to some power cord attached to a pole, can the power cord hold the turn, or does the wires have to be some distance apart if that makes sense
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PostSubject: Re: Lw20 query    Lw20 query  Icon_minitimeSun Jan 24, 2021 7:39 pm

Do you mean a length of power cord attached to the insulator on the end of the long wire to support it.
If that is it then yes that would be ok.
Also the tin shed shouldn't be a problem.
I use a pully and paracord at each end of mine makes it easy to take down (cord attached to unun).
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