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Re: [TowerTalk] Splicing rotator/control wires

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Splicing rotator/control wires
From: Bill Turner <>
Date: Mon, 07 May 2007 08:28:47 -0700
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On Sun, 6 May 2007 18:19:25 EDT, wrote:

>My  customer works for 
>the local telephone company and provided some AVAYA 709-SC  connectors. 
>They're typically used with JKT telephone pairs but worked  fabulously with 
>the big 
>SteppIR cable. You just push the non-stripped wires into  the end of the 
>connector and squeeze it together with a pair of pliers. 

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I would suggest giving these connectors the "pull till it breaks"
test. Make up a test connector and pull the wire till something gives.
With a good crimp, the wire will break before the crimp lets go.

Does that happen with these? If so, they pass the test.

Bill W6WRT

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