Good N connectors, approved for a specific cable, have the proper
dimensions and the adequate mechanical strenght.
Obviously, any peculiar action able to vary cable dimensions acts
like if another cable is used with that connector.
If individual mounting techniques, like vinyl jacket melting by heating is
supposed unavoidable, then other precautions could be considered to
recover the produced free strenght when it goes over the gasket range.
Just a doubt, if the PL259 fits to an RG214 with outer vinyl melted, isn't
it that the same cable wouldn't fit into if not heated by the torch ?
Da: Ron Youvan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A: Tower Talk <email@example.com>
Data invio: lunedì 9 agosto 1999 3.32
Oggetto: Re: R: [TowerTalk] F12 C3E adventure
> I never use a ``N'' connector if I can get by with a PL-259/SO239,
> because of the physical strength of the connector to cable.
> I use RG-8U foam or RG-214 etc. and a propane torch (quickly) and
> when the outer vinyl jacket melts into the threads, there is some free
> And then there is the heavy shield soldering)
> Dependable performance is a design criteria also.
> 73 (= Best Regards) de Ron firstname.lastname@example.org
> VISIT my HAM WEB SITE at: http://www.qsl.net/ka4inm
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