Also, a good idea to solder the center conductor copper wrap to the PL-259
tip. The crimp toll does a good job but there are rumors that after several
years oxidation between the copper and PL-259 tip causes noise on VHF-UHF
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Barry
Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2007 12:46 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] LMR400-PL259s
Depends how you define standard PL259...
I buy silver, usually made in USA, PL259s from RF Connection and they
work fine. Just put one on yesterday, as a matter of fact. I have seen
some with thicker walled center pins in which case the thicker center
conductor of LMR400 won't fit.
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