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!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Katz" <email@example.com>
To: "'Craig Clark'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
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.