At 04:05 2005-01-16 , W8AEF wrote:
>PL-259's are not 50 ohms anyway. Doesn't make any difference at HF and
>above 50 MHz we should use 50 ohm N connectors.
>de Paul, W8AEF
No, PL259's work very well even att 144 MHz and I recommend using them.
N-connectors are a BIG problem, especially in cold weather as the center
pin is pulled out of the socket, frying the connector when you apply power.
Never happens with a PL259. I have plenty of first hand experience..
See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless Weather
Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions
and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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