Subject: Coil winding
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 95 11:15:35 BST
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When I built my last coil I used a couple of strips of double sided tape running
along the length of the form, 180deg apart. This made the slow hand-winding
process a lot easier, prevented the turns from catastrophically loosening, and
allowed me to take tea-breaks!
The question is, would such a procedure compromise the quality of the coil, in
terms of breakdown voltage and RF performance? I guess most people wind their
coils on big lathes, making everything quicker and much less prone to cock-ups!