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Re: [TowerTalk] LMR 400

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] LMR 400
From: Bryan Fields <>
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2005 17:52:42 -0500
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On Monday 08 August 2005 22:28, Tom Anderson wrote:
> I recently bought 100 feet of LMR 400 to feed a 2m/400 vertical on top
> of my tower at 70 feet. ?Going to have to cut it to feed it through the
> wall and solder on a new PL259 once I get it through the wall feed
> through. ?Any problems soldering it, getting LMR 400 into a PL259? ?Been
> using RG213 in the past. ?I had heard rumors that soldering LMR400 could
> be a pain?
Don't solder LMR 400.  get the striper and crimp tool and buy some ez series 
conectors.  They are about 10 each for a UHF-Male and well worth it.

Bryan Fields, KB9MCI
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