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Re: [TowerTalk] Bulkhead Connectors

To: Gary Mayfield <>,<>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Bulkhead Connectors
From: Jim Lux <>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 06:24:13 -0700
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At 08:49 PM 6/28/2007, Gary Mayfield wrote:

>Greetings,       I thought I would ask the list about their 
>experience withbulkhead coax feed-throughs.  I'm running coax into 
>my shack and thewalls are made of 2" x 6" construction.  I have seen 
>both UHF andType 'N' bulkhead connectors that are 10 inches 
>long.  This shouldbe long enough to get me all the way from inside 
>to outside with alittle extra space for a grounding plate.   Has 
>anyone ever looked athow these bulkheads perform?  I am hoping to 
>run up to 1296 MHz throughone of the type 'N' variety. Thanks and 73,Joe

They should work fine (I've used the N type).

However, another alternative is to knock a hole in the wall and 
install a metal box (like an electrical feeder panel) between the 
studs (or two boxes, back to back).  That way, all your connectors 
don't stick out from the wall.

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