If any of the pieces of hardline have markings on them, you should be
able to Google the part number and come up with all sorts of info on the
cable and maybe even the connectors.
Mike / W8DN
Jan Ditzian wrote:
> I have some lengths of hardline that were given to me, and some of them
> have N connectors on the ends. I know that these fetch a price worth
> fetching on the used market, and I do not necessarily want to use the
> N-connectors, since I use the hardline as feedline for antennas no
> higher in frequency than 10 meters. I would like to know what I should
> measure to determine the size cable that these fit. What diameter is in
> question when I hear the terms 1/2-inch or 3/4-inch hardline? The
> diameter of the cable that these are on, including the outer insulation,
> is about 5/8-inch.
> I actually have several questions:
> 1. Where would I measure the dimension that defines the size of the
> 2. What size hardline do I seem to have?
> 3. Is there a reasonable guess as to the impedance of this line?
> Thank you,
> Jan, KX2A
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