>>Type-C connectors have more current carrying ability and more voltage
>>withstanding ability than Type-N. Type-C are moisture proof, and bayonet
>While that is true, they suffer from the same problem as BNC, in that
>the bayonet locking force comes from compressing a rubber gasket, which
>eventually softens and loosens the connector.
// Silicone rubber is virtually non compressive.
>A better solution might
>have been type SC ("Screw C") or LC but these always seem to have been
// Screws can loosen.
>>>If you really want high power handling, go with a 7/16 DIN. Overkill at HF
>>>for sure though!
>>// For tetrodes with handles on the 20m - 10m HF bands, quite probably
>7/16 are becoming the QRO connectors of choice.
// Indeed. If I were building an 8281 'tetrode with handles'
amplifier, this would be my choice.
- R. L. Measures, 805.386.3734, AG6K, www.vcnet.com/measures.
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