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Sputnik Wires

Construction Date : March 2010

Location : WIRED Lab Site

Number of Wires : 2

System : Upper Wire / Lower Wire, wooden H pole support at loop end & single pole with two star pickets at tensioning end, ceramic insulators.

Upper Wire : 2.5mm diameter high tensile fencing wire spanning 160m. Looped through pulley at H post to give 2 x 80m spans.

Lower Wire : 3.15mm diameter high tensile fencing wire spanning 160m. Looped through pulley at H post to give 2 x 80m spans.

Additional Info : Constructed during the March 2010 residency as a set of “research wires” close to a cottage known as “The Sputnik”.