On Sat, 2008-05-31 at 21:04 +0300, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 08:59:42AM -0700, Jim Brown K9YC wrote:
> > There's nothing wrong with PL259 (UHF) connectors -- IF you buy
> > good ones. On another list, I noted that most connectors sold to
> > hams are junk -- imitations of the real thing with inferior metals,
> > plating, and insulating material. BUT -- REAL, good quality
> > connectors are still available. You simply have to go to
> > traditional electronics parts suppliers to buy them. In North
> > America, the good brand is Amphenol. I buy the silver plated
> > versions because they are MUCH easier to solder to. I pay about
> > $2.50 each in lots of 20-25.
> Can anyone recommend a place that will take orders over the Internet,
> is reliable and ships quickly and cheaply? I have relatives coming
> for a wedding in two weeks and if I can get the connectors to them,
> they will bring them.
> I'm only interested in 10 of them, which seems to be 10 more than
> are available here.
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