I saw Amphenol brand "T" connectors at Central States VHF Conference
last month and they were being sold by Tesco (Test Eqpt Service),
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim White, K4OJ" <email@example.com>
To: "Tower (Tower)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>;
Sent: Monday, August 04, 2003 22:21 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] T-Connectors
> I have been unable to find the following on the web, perhaps someone "in
> the industry" can tell me if it exists.
> I am looking at Amphenol brand T-Connectors that are F X F X F, all
> three connection points are female. I am like a bunch of others getting
> ready to do the stub thing - it is too hot in FL to do antenna work now
> - and am hoping to go this route since I can use them without any double
> female on that middle tee point.
> If I can fabricate up all my stubs, separation lines, etc. with PL259's
> it will be easy to put it all together...
> Several of the usual ham radio connector suppliers have FXFXF fittings
> but they are imports.
> Over the past 30 years of hamming and a lot of connector failures I have
> adopted a personal "only Amphenol" rule (others feel the same way - it
> just isn't worth it to gamble on a connector of dubious quality) and am
> going to try and stick with it...
> SO, are you in the trade and have an Amphenol catalogue... from what I
> see on the web they only have F X M X F option.
> Jim, K4OJ
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