A Closer Look at a Gigantic Pennsylvanian Telecommunications Cable (3 pics)

Posted in Pictures       25 Oct 2013       6331       4

This massive cable is placed next to a dollar bill so that you can get an idea of its actual size.



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DarkWolf 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
That's antiquated. No fiber? Pffft.
       
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1084057645 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Oh, don't remind me. I've worked in a metal recycling facility for years and I have processed several tons of this wire.
       
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gigantes 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
so what metal is in that antique?

it looks white, not coppery. surely not silver-alloy...?
       
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rikki_doxx 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Copper is only good for 30,000 feet or about five miles. After that the bandwidth sucks.
       
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