FYI LMR600 UHF connectors are about $20 each. They assemble almost
like an N connector. Careful, they usually come without
instructions. The one's I ordered had instructions in an obscure
73 de Brian/K3KO
Joe Lanoue wrote:
> Tower Talk Digest wrote:
> > Date: Fri, 24 Dec 1999 06:57:08 -0500
> > From: "N. S. FIRESTONE"
> > Subject: [TowerTalk] Coax Advice?
> > Has anybody used AIRCOM PLUS and/or AIRCELL 7?
> > According to SSB Electronics ad, these cables require special connectors
> > to get to the rest of the world. I may have misunderstood that, maybe
> > conventional connectors will work.
> > Although not listed for direct burial would these cables survive a run
> > across the back lawn from tower to shack?
> > Any experience pro or con and advice would be welcomed.
> > 73 de Nate, W3SVJ, in Pittsburgh where it's not so smokey anymore
> The only caution with air dielectric cables is that they may accumulate
> moisture, and eventually water, if they're not
> pressurized. For direct burial you would be far better with a closed cell
> foam dielectric coax like our LMR-600-DB
> Watertight Flexible Coax or any of the corrugated copper cables.
> The Aircell does likely require special connectors as do any of the low loss
> high velocity cables whether the corrugated
> copper or LMR. There are a number of manufacturers supplying corrugated
> copper cable connectors and there are a number
> of manufacturers that make connectors for LMR coax.
> Best Regards ... Joe Lanoue (k1vdz)
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