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Need conductive thread for antenna

Need conductive thread for antenna

Need conductive thread for antenna

I am looking for  conductive thread to use as an antenna on a rf transmitter in the 150 mHz range. Needs to be strong.  

RE: Need conductive thread for antenna

Did you find anything on Google for "conductive thread"?


RE: Need conductive thread for antenna

I have checked google and did find some thread.  I am hoping there may be a very strong thread of some kind with very low resistance,  such as carbon fiber or other high tech material.    

RE: Need conductive thread for antenna

You're right about the resistance. The first 'Shopping' hit on Google mentioned 82 ohms per foot. That's a bit high for your required length.

There's always wire. The sort of wire used for 'wire wrap' is very thin, flexible and surprisingly strong.


RE: Need conductive thread for antenna

Do you have a proven design that works, and now you just need to conceal it using thread inside a material? Like in a bodyworn antenna or a tent antenna?

Wire is strong, looks like thread.

Provide more detail.


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