Why build antennas out of copper and not aluminum or stainless steel

All of my J-Pole and Slim Jim antennas are constructed out of Type-M hard copper tubing. Type-M, also known as Red Copper is primarily used in the plumbing industry for supplying drinking water in homes and businesses. Although with the cost of copper continually increasing, the construction industry is shifting towards other materials for plumbing. But like […]