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    Good wire for small antenna

    Hello,

    i looking for the best wire to build wire antena like quadrifilar etc.
    i want the best reference for solid wire because the ones i found are too soft

    thanks

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    Re: Good wire for small antenna

    Metal tubes are the usual choice.



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    Re: Good wire for small antenna

    Thanks
    But i’m looking for diameter about 1mm



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    Re: Good wire for small antenna

    I assume the antenna is dedicated for high frequencies. In this case the best wire would be silver plated copper wire.
    https://www.wires.co.uk/acatalog/cu_sp.html



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    Re: Good wire for small antenna

    You can use RG402 coax which has 1.3mm core diameter.



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    Re: Good wire for small antenna

    Thanks Vfone for your answer , i tried to use this wire .



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    Re: Good wire for small antenna

    by small antenna, do you mean "electrically small"?
    If so the resistance in the wire will be CRITICAL if you want it to radiate any power at all. I have even used solid silver wire in certain applications, since silver has the lowest resistivity



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