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[TowerTalk] Re: N Type Connectors

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Re: N Type Connectors
From: (Rod Fitz-Randolph)
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 1997 09:37:59 -0500
Ian White, G3SEK wrote:

>Surely it depends on the installation? If the coax has a loose inner
>conductor but contains some bends, most of the expansion/contraction
>forces will be taken up by flexing at the bends, the cable acting like a
>spring. If the coax has a fixed inner conductor (as in foam heliax) the
>forces are distributed all the way along the cable so there is much less
>relative movement at the ends.
Ian, my experience was with 250 feet of 7/8" hardline.

Rod, N5HV

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