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Thread: There oughta be a rule....

  1. #11
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    Nov 2006
    Constantine, MI
    Now that I know exactly where it is I can avoid it. I did call digline some months ago whaen I laid the new feed for the shop. They ID'd phone (power is overhead) but no one ever came out to locate the cable.
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  2. #12
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Thomasville, GA
    Take it from an old cable TV feller: That's called messenger coax, among other things. That type of coax is normally used in aerial applications and the small wire is tied off to a pole, then the side of the house. It could be the dish company uses only that type of coax so it reduces their inventory, or the tech was out of whatever they would normally use for underground applications.
    Bill Arnold
    Citizen of Texas residing in Georgia.
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