Uh - Oh...
This is almost like the true north thread. Well discussed, addressed,
Crimp Connectors seem to have every thing...Reliability, speed/ease of
installation, longevity, if proper tools are used. Especially good choice
in your situation. Preferred method for Aircraft installations, though for
BNCs and N connectors, not PL-259s.
Sincerely, Pat Barthelow email@example.com
Jamesburg Earth Station Moon Bounce Team
>Subject: [TowerTalk] Crimp or Solder
>Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 09:54:37 -0400
>Good morning all,
>I'm tired of trying to get a good PL-259 by soldering as my hands often
>much. Though eventually I get it done.
>I recently read some comments elsewhere that a well-crimped connector is
>good, but wondering what you all think before I try it. I'm not talking
>tool that crimps regular connectors designed for soldering as I hear the
>crack the connector. But I am talking about the ratcheted type that leaves
>shaped-crimp on a connecter designed for it. I would do this with both
>buryflex and LMR-240 UF.
>Greg - AB7R
>Whidbey Island WA
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