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Re: [TowerTalk] Dont use nylon zip ties on coax

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Dont use nylon zip ties on coax
From: Martin AA6E <>
Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2006 22:16:49 -0400
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Also don't use a staple gun!  I had some eager friends at a local 
non-profit who
took it on themselves to install CAT-5 Ethernet in the building using 
this method.  A world of trouble at 100 Mbit/s...

73 Martin AA6E

> Relaying info from Belden and other coax manufactures. Don’t use zip ties, 
> nylon or other wise and cinch them down tight. Every time you do that it 
> changes the impedance by changing the diameter of the shield in relationship 
> to the center conductor. 
> _

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