A pricey solution would be Amphenol. Newark Electronics is a distributor.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pete Smith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Bill Parry" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, January 11, 2002 11:12 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] What's the best way to get cable in the house?
> At 10:03 AM 1/11/02 -0600, W5VX wrote:
> >Over the years, I have tried several ways to get my cables into the
> >am installing a new tower and I want to "do it a better way". I am going
> >mount a aluminum plate in the wall and put bulkhead coax connectors
> >the metal plate. I having difficulty in finding a suitable connector to
> >mount for my rotator cable (8 pin). The rotator has a nine pin AMP brand
> >connector coming out of it and I like the connector.
> I use 8-pin Cinch-Jones plugs and jacks (now made by Beau Vernitron,
> obtainable from the usual suspects (Mouser, Digikey) but would love to
> a supplier of 8-10 pin ROUND plugs and jacks capable of moderate current.
> It's a real PITA making rectangular holes in my bulkhead plate,
> particularly when I need to add just one more to a panel that is already
> installed. Using a Uni-bit and a power drill would be much more
> Anyone have any thoughts?
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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