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[Towertalk] rg214

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Subject: [Towertalk] rg214
From: Mark <> (Mark)
Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2002 15:02:59 -0700
Just FYI .. I use RG-214 almost exclusively .. The "preferred" connector
from Amphenol is 82-5332  (Type N) ..
As to preparing to connect a  PL-259 ./.... / .. /.... I use a "pencil
sharpener" coax parer.. works oh so swell!
73, Mark
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Katz" <>
To: "'Craig Clark'" <>; <>
Sent: Thursday, September 26, 2002 7:41 AM
Subject: RE: [Towertalk] rg214

> Craig, RG214 is oversized for standard PL-259's and the 2-piece N's which
> emulate the back end of a PL-259.  The O.D. of the vinyl jacket is >
> which is about all the standard connectors can accommodate.  There are
> several varieties of Type N (mil-type, 5-piece) connectors specifically
> suited for RG-214/U, however.  The ubiquitous UG21D/U (type N) that most
> us use for RG213/U and other .405" diameter cables are actually intended
> RG-214/U, and that's why they are somewhat loose on RG213/U.  -WB2WIK/6
>> > I have looked quickly at the RFI, Amphenol and Belden web sites and so
> > far,
> > found nothing.

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